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by redcap1962
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting article on vaccine airfreight logistics
Replies: 11
Views: 1254

Re: Interesting article on vaccine airfreight logistics

I imagine trains will move the vaccine and ingredients around Asia and to Europe. Well for sure not in North America - we only have ~9000 cars that can keep things cold. You can put a ULD or seacan with a thermoking on a flat car, but may as well put it on a truck at that point. Not a whole lot of ...

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by redcap1962
Tue Aug 25, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargolux B748F „Not Without My Mask“ livery
Replies: 26
Views: 7737

Re: Cargolux B748F „Not Without My Mask“ livery

That's awesome! And also very kind of Cargolux that they want to make sure one of their Queens doesn't get sick :lol: It's well known in the meanwhile that the mask serves mostly to protect other persons near you if you belong to the dark figure, that has the virus & is infectious, but doesn't ...

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by redcap1962
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shenzhen Airlines A333 suffers cabin pressurization problem, returns to SZX
Replies: 21
Views: 4824

Re: Shenzhen Airlines A333 'dives thousands of metres'

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... e#2529c3dd
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FR24 shows that they climbed again almost to FL200 for a short while, then turned around, drifted down to FL128 and returned to SZX.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... e#2529c3dd

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by redcap1962
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incredible footage of Rada Airlines IL-62 t/o
Replies: 38
Views: 9062

Re: Incredible footage of Rada Airlines IL-62 t/o

With all those bulls§$\t airlines nowadays doing LMCs on a freaking gate bag people forget that a take off performance calculation can be done by looking on your fueling bill and the weather outside, hahaha. I don‘t remember a single flight on a Russian airliner were someone made a calculation. I w...

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by redcap1962
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which measures would help you travel with confidence again?
Replies: 30
Views: 1952

Re: Which measures would help you travel with confidence again?

Are there airlines that give away branded face masks to passengers? Thus they could be made kind of a collectors item, and probably beeing more widely accepted... :roll:

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by redcap1962
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Helicopter Manufacturer found. Or rather, busted. In Moldova
Replies: 19
Views: 3909

Re: New Helicopter Manufacturer found. Or rather, busted. In Moldova

LOL :rotfl: ! And I could hardly believe that there is an illegal chinese dim-sum-factory-scene in private apartments here in Vienna :stirthepot: The first one was discovered some months ago, and just recently there was one more case!

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redcap1962 wrote:
The farewell flight should be made by F-HPJH and is about to start at 15:30 loc.
https://www.flightradar24.com/blog/foll ... ll-flight/


Taxiing now!

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by redcap1962
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread
Replies: 483
Views: 61594

Re: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread

https://www.flightradar24.com/blog/foll ... ll-flight/
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The farewell flight should be made by F-HPJH and is about to start at 15:30 loc.
https://www.flightradar24.com/blog/foll ... ll-flight/

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by redcap1962
Sat May 02, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR 787/a350 ground incident
Replies: 53
Views: 10831

Re: QR 787/a350 ground incident

Please enlighten us how aerodynamics makes a plane move forward after having turned into the wind. A link to an explanation of the underlying physical principals would be appreciated. May I help? http://physicsbuzz.physicscentral.com/2015/05/the-physics-of-sailing-how-does.html Vertical stabilizer ...

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by redcap1962
Sat May 02, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR 787/a350 ground incident
Replies: 53
Views: 10831

Re: QR 787/a350 ground incident

OMG, you non pilots crack me up! The plane should naturally want to point into the wind...positive dynamic stability. . the 787 had no problem doing that. When the wind is strong enough...not a chock or parking brake can save it. Learn aerodynamics, it will help explain what happened... Please enli...

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by redcap1962
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines
Replies: 61
Views: 9162

Re: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines

A.net community, ... These new Social Distancing guidelines apply to topics including, but not limited to: Can the 757 line be restarted?, Is there anything more valuable than Icelandic fish?, Is the A321 a 757 replacement?, and Why did (insert airline here) never buy (insert aircraft type)? ... ✈️...

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by redcap1962
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1138
Views: 315691

Re: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread

https://twitter.com/ChinaAvReview/status/1241546916963348480 China Eastern sent 1xA330 and 1x777-300ER full of medical supplies to Prague, Czech Flagge der Tschechischen Republik in the past two days. The passenger aircraft was used as cargo plane and whole cabin was loaded. When I worked as a Ramp ...

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by redcap1962
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 775
Views: 73693

Re: Caribbean Aviation Thread - 2020

I’m surprised SXM is still “business as usual”. We have a trip planned there for two weeks from now and their response is basically “well if you don’t make it here, screw you, we are open”. SXM isn't business as usual though. They suspended flights to the US, EU, UK. The ban is scheduled to last th...

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by redcap1962
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Luftwaffe A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019-2022
Replies: 28
Views: 12456

Re: Luftwaffe A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019-2022

Despite COVID19, the first aircraft (reg 10+03) was sent back to TLS in full livery today: https://aeronewsglobal.com/video-german-air-forces-first-a350-acj-painted-in-full-livery/ https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49679460733_bbb3cf7b8e_b.jpg The cheatline looks ... odd ... with the A350's low n...

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by redcap1962
Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No VS A340s left at LHR
Replies: 65
Views: 15801

Re: No VS A340s left at LHR

https://www.flightera.net/en/search
https://www.flightera.net/de/planes/G-VNAP#!
https://www.flightera.net/de/planes/G-VWIN#!
Scroll down to the very bottom to choose your language.
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https://www.flightera.net/en/search
https://www.flightera.net/de/planes/G-VNAP#!
https://www.flightera.net/de/planes/G-VWIN#!
Scroll down to the very bottom to choose your language.

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by redcap1962
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 60
Views: 16616

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

It will be JA383A. Current test-reg. F-WWAL until dlivery flight.

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by redcap1962
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas new Centenary Safety Video
Replies: 14
Views: 1709

Re: Qantas new Centenary Safety Video

Must be quite some CGI in this vid... The "Wunala Dreaming" 747 definitely is, also the 4-engined biplane at 0:55, and the best in my opinion is Sydney Seaplane Harbour with the Flying Boats in the background - well done! Not 100% sure about CGI with the Avro, the Connie and the 707 though...

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by redcap1962
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread
Replies: 483
Views: 61594

Re: Air France retires first A380; flown to Malta

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/f-hpjb
flown to LEJ today.
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According to https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/f-hpjb
flown to LEJ today.

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by redcap1962
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 60
Views: 16616

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

When can we expect delivery then? Before or rather after the Easter Holidays...?

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by redcap1962
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80805

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

777X First Flight

Image777X First Flight by Woodys Aeroimages, on Flickr

She already made a brief look at the place where she will eventually end up after her active career... :biggrin:

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by redcap1962
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80805

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

Revelation wrote:
redcap1962 wrote:
Live stream has ended now...(?)

Yes, now what do we do with the rest of our lives? :biggrin:


Waiting for the first photos to appear in the database... :?

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by redcap1962
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80805

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

Live stream has ended now...(?)

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by redcap1962
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80805

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

Pouring rain when pilots step down the airstairs after she was pulled to the hangar. And they don't even spend them some umbrellas.... :confused:

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by redcap1962
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80805

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

Seems to have landet at BFI.

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by redcap1962
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austria's other airports 2019 data
Replies: 1
Views: 312

Re: Austria's other airports 2019 data

KLU?

Btw. some of the SZG traffic went to LNZ while SZG was closed. Without that LNZ numbers would be even worse.

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by redcap1962
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flooding at DXB causes EK meltdown
Replies: 40
Views: 12172

Re: Flooding at DXB causes EK meltdown

Jeddah airport was obviously temporarily closed on january 8 in the evening. Flight SV150 from VIE diverted to Medina, but flew finally to Jeddah after some hours on the ground. Maybe similar weather situation at Jeddah that day?

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by redcap1962
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 25670

Re: Airlines Suspending Flights to and over entire or parts of Gulf Region Thread

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/qf9
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/qf10
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Starting January 8 QF avoids Iranian and Iraqi airspace with QF9/10.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/qf9
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/qf10

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by redcap1962
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH600 Frankfurt to Tehran returning to Frankfurt
Replies: 84
Views: 18164

Re: LH600 Frankfurt to Tehran returning to Frankfurt

Sofia is barely an hour flying time from Vienna, why not return to the base in stead of landing in Bulgaria. Quite odd. Yeah, that's odd to me too. Obviously had the fuel to make it back to VIE if it had enough to make it to Tehran. Curfew issue, perhaps? Still pretty early in Vienna, though... I m...

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by redcap1962
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296672

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

http://avherald.com/h?article=4d1aea51&opt=0
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AV Herald reporting: http://avherald.com/h?article=4d1aea51&opt=0

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by redcap1962
Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 210
Views: 53062

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

Photo with remark Accepted Pending Processing not showing up in the database (N494TW at THF )...?

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by redcap1962
Sat Dec 21, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean new livery
Replies: 180
Views: 54260

Re: Aegean new livery

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-42rQnr0JTKk/XfAMmrI6PbI/AAAAAAACDTs/bKW2pHoPWIYHbkNmA1oBQXjXjHQjA0negCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/49198808826_720bf5d16a_k.jpg Credit: https://xfw-spotter.blogspot.com/2019/12/a320-271n-aegean-airlines-f-wwik-sx-neo.html Makes me wonder it is allowed to fly the plane with this giant ...

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by redcap1962
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Catering Reductions in economy and premium economy
Replies: 190
Views: 22858

Re: Lufthansa Catering Reductions in economy and premium economy

In conclusion Lufthansa is more efficient, sustainable and offers cheaper prices with new product range. They are world leading airline group with most modern, efficient and sustainable fleet. Lufthansa group priority is sustainability, and vegetarian food is just one of their important steps towar...

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by redcap1962
Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2019
Replies: 1465
Views: 267292

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

https://translate.google.com/translate? ... -superjets

German (original): https://www.aerotelegraph.com/fliegt-no ... -superjets
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SSJ 100 for Norwegien?

English: https://translate.google.com/translate? ... -superjets

German (original): https://www.aerotelegraph.com/fliegt-no ... -superjets

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by redcap1962
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH blocks last row on their A320neos
Replies: 2
Views: 847

LH blocks last row on their A320neos

LH is blocking the very last row on it's A320neo fleet until further notice. Also the two rear flight attendants must not use their designated seats in the very back, but have to sit in the last pax-row on take off and landing (the latter according to https://www.faz.net/aktuell/wirtschaft/unternehm...

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by redcap1962
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 191
Views: 35655

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing

Airbus builds damn good harvesters! :duck:

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by redcap1962
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 377
Views: 73539

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019

https://superconstellation.org/images/MV_4JUL_D.pdf Information of the Extraordinary General Meeting of July 4, 2019 [...] HB-RSC "Star of Switzerland" will be dismantled and relocated in the next few weeks. Our Super Connie L-1049, incl. Inventory, will go - retroactive to July 1, 2019 - ...

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by redcap1962
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAS presenting new livery
Replies: 597
Views: 143287

Re: SAS new livery?

But this photo (link posted already in the A350 produlction & delivery thread) shows the current livery IMHO - with red engines... :roll:

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by redcap1962
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: 777X First Flight Delayed Due GE9X Issues
Replies: 320
Views: 77677

Re: Rumour: 777X First Flight Likely Delayed to Year End Due GE9X Issues

It looks like GE are taking the GE9X is to the Paris Air Show https://www.instagram.com/p/BylWR5xAo3b/ That's a long drive! They'd get there a lot quicker if they fired that bad boy up... I'm Just imagining a flying engine with nothing attached to it just soaring above paris Even a piano can fly if...

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by redcap1962
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 taking off from Paine Field today.
Replies: 11
Views: 4675

Re: Southwest 737 taking off from Paine Field today.

I wonder why they didnt cancel visitor tours at all right after those accidents...

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by redcap1962
Wed May 22, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laudamotion to become Lauda
Replies: 31
Views: 8307

Re: Laudamotion to become Lauda

https://www.austrianwings.info/2019/05/ ... -low-pass/
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Video of the low pass here:
https://www.austrianwings.info/2019/05/ ... -low-pass/

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by redcap1962
Tue May 21, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laudamotion to become Lauda
Replies: 31
Views: 8307

Re: Laudamotion to become Lauda

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... b#2097ae98

R.I.P Niki!
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Niki Lauda died Monday evening in the Unversity Hospital of Zurich. Lauda(motion) today performed a "farewell flight" VIE - VIE with a low pass over VIE's runway 29:
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... b#2097ae98

R.I.P Niki!

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by redcap1962
Sun May 19, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live
Replies: 8
Views: 1810

Re: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live

https://www.oebb.at/en/ with online booking & route planner.
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PSAatSAN4Ever wrote:
Are the hourly trains between Salzburg and Vienna in addition to longer-distance RailJet services? Or are these part of them?


Some are part of them. In order not go off topic here I again refer to ÖBB's Homepage https://www.oebb.at/en/ with online booking & route planner.

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by redcap1962
Sun May 19, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 832
Views: 157228

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

AV-Herald published an update per May 18 (highlighted in yellow) obviously based on data from the FDR: http://avherald.com/h?article=4c78f3e6&opt=0 In the last third of the report it is mentioned that "... the captain began to apply oscillating pitch inputs with increasing amplitude which c...

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by redcap1962
Wed May 01, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live
Replies: 8
Views: 1810

Re: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live

In a related thread on Salzburg airport's complete (temporary) closure, it was mentioned that Austrian Railways was increasing the number of trains - including, I believe, a non-stop - to Vienna. Then it's a matter of a transfer to the airport. http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t...

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by redcap1962
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live
Replies: 8
Views: 1810

Re: watch LOWS runway reconstruction live

Jean Leloup wrote:
How much service do you usually have in SZG, and are there added frequencies to 'nearby' airports?


TK flies to LNZ instead. Others interrupt their services temporarily. OS offers "codeshares" with Austrian Railways ÖBB on Railjet-trains to VIE.

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by redcap1962
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 377
Views: 73539

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019

SCFA has announced their liquidation after failing to finance necessary restoration works on their L-1049 Super Constellation HB-RSC. https://www.superconstellation.org/en/42-news/96-scfa-to-be-dissolved Sad to see another classic propliner go after LH grounded JU-52 D-AQUI and stopped restoration o...

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by redcap1962
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2019 Orders
Replies: 486
Views: 136870

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Orders

Germany is to order 3 A359 in VIP config. for the governement transport department of the "Bundeswehr", spending approx. 1,2 Billion EUR. The first should be delivered in 2020, the other two by 2022. This is to replace A343's 16+01 and 16+02 currently in charge, which lately suffered minor...

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by redcap1962
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS A320 Heist and Security Incident at TIA
Replies: 28
Views: 6783

Re: OS A320 Heist and Security Incident at TIA

Yesterday various Austrian Media reported that Albanian Police had announced the arrest of four suspicous persons. No informations were given regarding the whereabouts of the money. The actual victim is LH-Cargo, which handles OS-Cargo operations since several years. LH-cargo will file an insurance ...

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by redcap1962
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 752466

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ok-swc
Even if it was ferry - can there be such an exception from the grounding???
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Smartwings OK-SWC flew LPA - PRG today!
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ok-swc
Even if it was ferry - can there be such an exception from the grounding???

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