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by Joshu
Mon Mar 21, 2022 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR579 Cargo Hold fire and emergency landing at Karachi
Replies: 18
Views: 7231

Re: QR579 Cargo Hold fire and emergency landing at Karachi

Thankful everyone made it out safely. Let's hop that the A350 won't be too heavily damaged to be written off. Anyways, it is at least happy news that everyone made it out. The aviation community in general needs some happy news after the China Eastern 5735 crash. Am glad it didn't end up a tragedy ...

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by Joshu
Wed Jan 12, 2022 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 472
Views: 106620

Re: British Airways Suspends Newly Restarted BNA Service Until May

IrishAyes wrote:
I am not confident that many of these new routes from the 2018-2020 era are going to make it.


The BWI route has been around for a long while. It is subsidized by the State of Maryland.

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by Joshu
Mon Nov 15, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unidentified 4-engined jet on FR24 over TX
Replies: 13
Views: 2721

Re: Unidentified 4-engined jet on FR24 over TX

Have seen a few different aircraft with the SCORE callsign. If I recall correctly, I have seen C130s, KC-135s, E-6s, and P-8s with the callsign. I am not so sure I know what it means.

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by Joshu
Tue Nov 02, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NFL Charters
Replies: 101
Views: 19916

Re: 2021 NFL Charters

This happens quite often. I know the Baltimore Ravens do this often with various promotions. I would think other teams do the same. Real-world examples please, as I know of few (if any) teams doing this. I personally know four people (unrelated in any fashion with each other) who have flown with th...

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by Joshu
Sun Oct 31, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021
Replies: 214
Views: 61385

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2021

N464MC was probably my favorite a/c. We rarely saw 747s into BWI. She was a workhorse and will be missed :(

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by Joshu
Sat Oct 30, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2021 NFL Charters
Replies: 101
Views: 19916

Re: 2021 NFL Charters

I highly doubt season ticket holders would be on a team flight though. If they want to travel for their team, then they are on their own for travel (unless there's a special promotion, but I haven't heard of such an occurrence). This happens quite often. I know the Baltimore Ravens do this often wi...

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by Joshu
Tue Aug 17, 2021 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 194773

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

Looks like they'll be feet-dry just east of Gwadar shortly. This may sound like a really dumb question but why would the CIA be going INTO Afghanistan now...Just to remove sensitive equipment or extract high value government workers etc ? In or out who knows! You don’t think we’ll have any spies? I...

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by Joshu
Mon Aug 16, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 194773

Re: Kabul Falls: Commercial Aircraft Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

C-17 heading back in https://www.flightradar24.com/RCH885/28cc9e66 How do you know that it is heading in? Because it is? https://www.flightradar24.com/WSLR51/28ccad8f taking the same route. As did the KC-130J and the C-17 before it. I'll be happy to rescind if I'm wrong. But I'm not. Cheers. Sorry ...

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sasd209 wrote:


How do you know that it is heading in?

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by Joshu
Mon Aug 16, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 194773

Re: Kabul Falls: Commercial Aircraft Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

The American C130, 167110, just departed Kabul as CREEP58.

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by Joshu
Thu Aug 05, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 216513

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

Seems like Qatar will look for any excuse not to pay. I was thinking the same thing. Since QR already has these aircraft in their possession, I'd assume they were already paid for, so what is Qatar looking for an excuse to not to pay for? It was my understanding that Qatar recently had a beef with ...

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by Joshu
Thu Aug 05, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 216513

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

rlwynn wrote:
Seems like Qatar will look for any excuse not to pay.


I was thinking the same thing.

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by Joshu
Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FDX9049 STN-MEM MD11 N582FE
Replies: 2
Views: 1331

Re: FDX9049 STN-MEM MD11 N582FE

N582FE has landed safely. No reports on what caused the issue just yet.

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by Joshu
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 AA aircraft hit each other at DFW
Replies: 28
Views: 10224

Re: 2 AA aircraft hit each other at DFW

This thread has provided such minimal information so far.

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by Joshu
Wed May 20, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Air seeks Ch 11 bankruptcy protection
Replies: 81
Views: 19621

Re: Miami Air seeks Ch 11 bankruptcy protection

Moosefire wrote:
Doesn’t World Atlantic have a large contract for repatriation flights? That’s gotta be some of the most stable flying to be had these days


I believe they do.

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by Joshu
Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: old planes still flying
Replies: 31
Views: 6342

Re: old planes still flying

Spacepope wrote:
AIRTRANSAT767 wrote:
Hello
I wonder if there is a civil aircraft regulation that can prohibit. to fly a classic B747 to steal foreigners?


OK I'll bite.

Why would you want to steal foreigners on a 747?


This took wayyyy too long the be asked.

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by Joshu
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1729
Views: 327281

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

JamesRenard wrote:
According to today's OAG report, 9X has officially ceased all service to FKL and HGR.
They're down to just 5 destinations out of PIT now: AOO, BFD, DUJ, LNS and MGW.


Oh no, are they doing ok?

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by Joshu
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: maintenance mishap causes extensive damage to an Emirates Airbus A380
Replies: 73
Views: 22865

Re: maintenance mishap causes extensive damage to an Emirates Airbus A380

ER757 wrote:
Boy, A.net is slipping - 30+ posts and no one said "That'll buff right out"


Our bad!

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by Joshu
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations
Replies: 91
Views: 12361

Re: U.S firm behind new WOW air found out + IAD to be one of new destinations

WOW was doing very well at BWI. Also, it seemed like everyone I knew back in Pittsburgh flew WOW to Iceland. When they added the A330, things tanked. Slow and steady to start will be good for them. This group seems to have capable minds and funding to make this work.

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by Joshu
Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2023
Views: 231802

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

flyPIT wrote:


Just flew over my house! Parents were shocked by the size of a 773.

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by Joshu
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest prompts $60M expansion at BWI
Replies: 93
Views: 10376

Re: Southwest prompts $60M expansion at BWI

BWI is my home airport. That said, it's the worst baggage system in the USA.

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by Joshu
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday
Replies: 177
Views: 33938

Re: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday

Now, let's look up which of the few airlines have a perfect safety record to see what airlines one should fly. Oh wait - Allegiant is the first result. Now let's scroll down to the Ds - wait what- no DL,, no UA, NO AA!!! hmmmmm..... It’s been so long since any of those airlines had a mainline accid...

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by Joshu
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Thunderbird pilot killed
Replies: 3
Views: 5310

Re: Thunderbird pilot killed

That's awful and I am sorry to hear. He was #4. I have a great photo of him flying that I shot at Nellis last month. Anyone have the serial of his plane so I could please upload it?

Condolences to his family and the Thunderbirds family.

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by Joshu
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest schedule question
Replies: 25
Views: 3654

Re: Southwest schedule question

barney captain wrote:
Joshu wrote:
barney captain wrote:

Since the NG's have been doing the West Coast to Hawaii for a few decades now, it should be obvious that the MAX will have no issues.


Wait, who is flying the NG to Hawaii?


Seriously?

DL, AS, UA, WS, AQ and soon SY and WN.

Who isn't flying NG's to Hawaii?


Whoa. Did not know that. Thanks!

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by Joshu
Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest schedule question
Replies: 25
Views: 3654

Re: Southwest schedule question

The MAX should have no problems betwen LAX and HNL. Where did you come up with that theory, Let me guess, the internet? Surely you don't an ailine like SWA would buy an airplane without seriously evaluating all the possible route applications? Yo, chill out. It's not a theory but a question. It was...

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by Joshu
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest schedule question
Replies: 25
Views: 3654

Re: Southwest schedule question

How would the Max-8 perform? Wouldn't it barely make it there from LA? The MAX should have no problems betwen LAX and HNL. Where did you come up with that theory, Let me guess, the internet? Surely you don't an ailine like SWA would buy an airplane without seriously evaluating all the possible rout...

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by Joshu
Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest schedule question
Replies: 25
Views: 3654

Re: Southwest schedule question

How would the Max-8 perform? Wouldn't it barely make it there from LA?

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by Joshu
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unmarked 767s at IAD
Replies: 35
Views: 12330

Re: Unmarked 767s at IAD

These are in fact former NA 767s. If I remember correctly, they formerly appeared in a 'sanitized' NA colors. No titles on the fuselage and certainly no massive US flag on the tail. When they were flying for North American (before North American shut down), they had the full livery, including the g...

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by Joshu
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unmarked 767s at IAD
Replies: 35
Views: 12330

Re: Unmarked 767s at IAD

Weren't these the routes formerly run by North American 767's?

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by Joshu
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?
Replies: 16
Views: 3280

Re: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?



Southwest retired their 733s this fall. They were incredible workhorses. I'm not gonna complain about their replacements though!

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by Joshu
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Proposes Change to 1500 Hour for Pilots
Replies: 118
Views: 28769

Re: FAA Proposes Change to 1500 Hour for Pilots

incitatus wrote:
mikejepp wrote:
(...) Or increase pay?


Just that word of caution on what you wish for. Expensive pilots opens the door to more automation in the cockpit using artificial intelligence, leading to 1-pilot cockpits, and eventually to fully automated aircraft cockpits.

Slippery slope fallacy

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by Joshu
Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 flight 877 BOS-LAS diverting to JFK - bird strike
Replies: 10
Views: 3305

Re: B6 flight 877 BOS-LAS diverting to JFK - bird strike

On the ground safely - declining emergency assistance.

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by Joshu
Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 flight 877 BOS-LAS diverting to JFK - bird strike
Replies: 10
Views: 3305

Re: B6 flight 877 BOS-LAS diverting to JFK - bird strike

Seems to have left the holding pattern - Emergency crews ready on 13L.

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by Joshu
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Corporate Party in Anaheim on 10/11
Replies: 91
Views: 10789

Re: WN Corporate Party in Anaheim on 10/11

Cmonnnnnnnnnnnnnnn BWI-SFO!

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by Joshu
Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: future of the 777 Classic fleet looking rather bleak
Replies: 35
Views: 8754

Re: future of the 777 Classic fleet looking rather bleak

Omni just scrapped two 777ERs. N927AX and N918AX.

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by Joshu
Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CBO Dramatically Raises Cost Estimate for ATC Privatization
Replies: 8
Views: 1771

Re: CBO Dramatically Raises Cost Estimate for ATC Privatization

This is great news. Let it die.

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by Joshu
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Camera purchase advice needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1284

Re: Camera purchase advice needed

My personal preference for that budget: Get a Canon T*i (whatever number they are on now) body and a 70-300Lmm lens. That should do the trick except for the night shots part.

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by Joshu
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Introducing EXIF Data
Replies: 57
Views: 8521

Re: Introducing EXIF Data

This is huge and something that will be a great teaching tool for many photographers. A huge shout out goes to Matt who really made all of this happen! This helps make the story of the photo so much more interesting!

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by Joshu
Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops 6 NFL charter operations
Replies: 73
Views: 17356

Re: AA drops 6 NFL charter operations

It has been a bit since the news came out about AA dropping the six teams. We know Miami Air is picking up the Dolphins and Steelers. Has anyone heard who the rest of the teams will use this year? They're going to throw an entire American football team on a 738? I know that the Ravens typically use...

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by Joshu
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SNA closed to arrivals- Cessna 310 down
Replies: 18
Views: 5634

Re: SNA closed to arrivals- Cessna 310 down

Holy crap. That was very intense and it seems no one was seriously hurt. They were conscious when first-responders arrived, and transported to a hospital. The pair’s vitals were good, said Capt. Larry Kurtz, of the Orange County Fire Authority. At 9:35 a.m., the Cessna collided with one car, with de...

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by Joshu
Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Thunderbird accident at DAY
Replies: 6
Views: 2484

Re: Thunderbird accident at DAY

Pilot and what appears to be a tech. are in good condition.

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by Joshu
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest planes in state liveries
Replies: 33
Views: 5979

Re: Southwest planes in state liveries

Bring back the whales!!!

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by Joshu
Tue May 30, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Did new A.net owners lower minimum age to join?
Replies: 38
Views: 8099

Re: Did new A.net owners lower minimum age to join?

And there are plenty of respectful 13-year-olds that want to learn, post thoughtful and well-written posts, and handle themselves appropriately. Meanwhile, there are numerous 50-year-olds that don't, so age control isn't a panacea. I started following this site when I was around 12-13. Look at me n...

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by Joshu
Tue May 16, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash at Teterboro
Replies: 52
Views: 16997

Re: Crash (?) at Teterboro

Also, this is from a thread on Reddit: "I flew the ILS 6 circle to land Runway 1 in a Hawker at TEB about an hour before this plane went down. We experienced about a 20kt loss at about 100ft over the ground. If I remember correctly winds were about [email protected]." Which reddit sub? /r/flying ...

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by Joshu
Tue May 16, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash at Teterboro
Replies: 52
Views: 16997

Re: Crash (?) at Teterboro

Also, this is from a thread on Reddit:
"I flew the ILS 6 circle to land Runway 1 in a Hawker at TEB about an hour before this plane went down. We experienced about a 20kt loss at about 100ft over the ground. If I remember correctly winds were about [email protected]"

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by Joshu
Mon May 15, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s
Replies: 166
Views: 32577

Re: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s

Polot wrote:
And officially defers 10 A350s as rumored.


Vindication!!!!!!!!!

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by Joshu
Mon May 15, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash at Teterboro
Replies: 52
Views: 16997

Re: Crash (?) at Teterboro

May the pilots RIP. Just listened to the tapes on LiveATC. There are no distress calls from the pilots. They are cleared to land runway 1. Then tower asks them if they're "going to start that turn" [on to final, presumably], to which they reply, "yes sir, we're doing it right now&quo...

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by Joshu
Mon May 15, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash at Teterboro
Replies: 52
Views: 16997

Crash at Teterboro

MSNBC is reporting a "Lear Jet" crash as KTEB. I just heard on LiveATC the airport anticipates the airport being closed another hour.

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by Joshu
Thu May 04, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL 1Q17 $234M Net Profit, A350's deferred
Replies: 77
Views: 17253

Re: AAL 1Q17 $234M Net Profit, A350's deferred

As I have shouted before, AA and UA DO NOT want the A350 and are deferring as much as they can. DL is still trying to defer the second half or so of their order. The markets in Asia are too soft right now to support the routes they wanted.

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by Joshu
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL defers last 10 A350s by at least 2-3 years
Replies: 204
Views: 46201

Re: Delta Reviewing Airbus Widebody Purchase in blow to Airbus

PlanesNTrains wrote:
Converting 350s to 330neos would be a great alternative if that's what they end up doing. Those will serve them well, and the A350 slots might be desired by someone else in the short term.


That's what they want. It will interesting to see what they end up doing with 15 or so A350s.

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