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by Qantas737
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 214
Views: 26448

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Another interesting diversion today was FJ SUV-SYD ended up diverting to BNE. Equipment was 737-700 DQ-FJF A CX 773ER diverted to BNE today too from what I saw on the YBBN spotters facebook page. There have been some additional scheduled Virgin flights in and out of Townsville due to the Watpac Tow...

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by Qantas737
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 60918

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

^ Well there is the constantly mentioned option of moving the 11x 788s to QF mainline. With the few routes that can't be moved to the XLR (namely SYD/MEL-HNL) shifted to QF with it. This would mean more than daily on the SYD-HNL route as QF mainline if that scenario was to occur. A less premium hea...

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by Qantas737
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123929

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

Qantas Group has added 36 A321XLR, 26 of which are conversions from the A321neo and 10 new added to the order. They are leaving the door open at this stage to Qantas itself operating the aircraft and not just limiting it to Jetstar. https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-adds-airbus-a321xlr-to-its-fleet?it...

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by Qantas737
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 60918

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

So now the rep is adamant that BNE will be starting in 2020 so there's a definitive timeline. The plot thickens. What has AA announced? As far as I'm aware regarding the AA/QF JV they haven't said anything. Just internal rumours by various sources. Please provide the source for AA's announcement I ...

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by Qantas737
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 60918

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Qantas plans limited 747 domestic flying, most likely all linked to Antarctic charters, SYD-BNE, SYD-MEL and SYD-ADL https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/284681/qantas-schedules-boeing-747-domestic-service-in-nw19/ Speaking of domestic 747 flying, QF 744 VH-OEG has made a couple of vis...

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by Qantas737
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 60918

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Air Niugini in talks to start CNS-HKG https://twitter.com/BlueSwanDaily/status/1135787013943300096?s=20 Whilst I applaud Air Niugini for looking to fill the void left by Cathay Pacific (being a North Queenslander I'm gutted CX has dropped HKG-CNS), I do wonder if the public will support them on suc...

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by Qantas737
Sun May 26, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228093

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

If I was Qantas CEO I would put a 777-8 on the Perth to London route. I would also have the Perth flight arriving in London a couple hours after the non stop Sydney and Melbourne flights. So the bags from the Melbourne and Sydney non stop flights could be put on the Perth flight when required. This...

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by Qantas737
Tue May 21, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 59752

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Virgin Australia to downsize 2 return flights per week between Cairns and Brisbane with an expanded wet lease agreement using Alliance Fokker F100s. https://www.cairnspost.com.au/lifestyle/travel/virgin-australian-downsizes-its-cairnsbrisbane-route/news-story/2f38a531b00afbbdff6508bebccd47b3 My gut ...

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by Qantas737
Fri May 17, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 59752

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Cobham Aviation Embraer ERJ-190 VH-ZPT (ex VA and JetGo) is currently on it's way to Perth from Cairns. It arrived into Cairns wearing the JetGo livery (minus titles) on 15th May flying Nashville (BNA) - Van Nuys (VNY) - Hilo (ITO) - Cairns (CNS). Close - the routing is BNA-VNY-ITO- MAJ -CNS- ASP -...

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by Qantas737
Fri May 17, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 59752

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Cobham Aviation Embraer ERJ-190 VH-ZPT (ex VA and JetGo) is currently on it's way to Perth from Cairns. It arrived into Cairns wearing the JetGo livery (minus titles) on 15th May flying Nashville (BNA) - Van Nuys (VNY) - Hilo (ITO) - Cairns (CNS).

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by Qantas737
Sun May 05, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 59752

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Virgin Australia A330-200 VH-XFG operated a charter to Townsville this morning in support of the Groovin The Moo music festival. The aircraft operated: MEL-TSV VA9001 TSV-MEL VA9900 I suspect a follow up charter will take place tomorrow (Monday) to to pick up the band members and their gear again fo...

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by Qantas737
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67206

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

An extraordinary self-indulgent dummy spit by Philip Adams because he is no longer a member of the Chairman’s Lounge! What a waste of ink and paper for The Australian to print this rambling nonsense, let alone pay for it! https://www.theaustralian.com.au/weekend-australian-magazine/thats-not-the-sp...

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by Qantas737
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Boeing to increase 787-9 MTOW by 2.5 tonne
Replies: 123
Views: 25686

Re: Boeing to increase 787-9 MTOW by 2.5 tonne

Wait, why wouldn't it be able to do YVR? I mean AC flies the quite longer YVR-BNE with the 789, and I think are starting AKL with the 788. The only reason I can see for them not being able to start YVR is because of demand (or lack thereof). I can understand why they'd like to have a higher-MTOW 78...

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by Qantas737
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 599
Views: 75608

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019

VH-YVA has exited the Flying Colours Aviation hangar in Townsville sporting Tiger Air livery. Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJA has arrived and entered the hangar for a repaint. ZK-OJA will be going in to be repainted either all-white or into an new operators colours - ZK-OJA-OJO are all getting replaced...

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by Qantas737
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 599
Views: 75608

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019

VH-YVA has exited the Flying Colours Aviation hangar in Townsville sporting Tiger Air livery. Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJA has arrived and entered the hangar for a repaint.

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by Qantas737
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 36103

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2019

777ER wrote:
AviatorNZ wrote:
777ER wrote:
Rumour is -OKG is returning all white later tonight. Haven't seen any photos to confirm yet

Do you mean OJG?

Yes lol. Thanks.

Btw, welcome to a.net!


Can confirm I witnessed it at the terminal in TSV yesterday afternoon all white preparing to return to AKL as NZ6002

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by Qantas737
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75072

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

There are many aspects in this feud, the gate space is just one of them. I was also trying to point out that its not all PAPL, QF is as much to blame for this as PAPL. I do get the feeling that QF are trying to back out of the agreement made pre PER-LHR that included them moving over to T1 by the e...

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by Qantas737
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75072

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

With the A321LR replacing the 788 on some routes for JQ, where will the resulting slack be scheduled to? Are any details known yet? Maybe USA mainland but via an secondary route e.g. MEL-AKL-LAX or MEL-NAN-LAX etc so not to directly compete with QF. Or could possibly go to LAS, which would be mainl...

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by Qantas737
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 48577

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

A C130 Hercules (presumably RAAF) landed with it's nose gear retracted in Townsville last night. Limited information available at this point in time. Reports on facebook of delays to commercial aircraft waiting for the Hercules to be removed from the runway. https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/new...

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by Qantas737
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 66861

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Does anyone have departure times of the three Cobham RJ100 and one RJ85 that are at Essendon for the footy? TIA VH-NJQ NC441 1100 (RJ100) VH-NJE NC443 1200 (RJ100) VH-NJU NC445 1300 (RJ85) VH-NJP NC447 1700 (RJ100) Victor Pody has posted the following photo on instagram of the 4 avros in Essenden w...

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by Qantas737
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini
Replies: 118
Views: 28132

Re: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini

Amazing footage. That video also shows what looks like some pretty extensive damage to the fuselage midway between the overwing exits and rear door.

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by Qantas737
Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 66861

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

What on earth is going on with QF80,NRT-MEL, 8 hours late and now is diverting to Perth from up near Cairns? One of the extra MEL-PER A330 flights has been cancelled tonight so it looks like it is positioning to PER to operate QF1333 PER-MEL. If this is the case it doesnt really explain what happen...

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by Qantas737
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 94966

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

Apologies, I didn't get a chance to update on QOH yesterday - I understand there was a delay in getting QOJ back in service, so QOH remained in service as a result. QOJ has returned to service this morning, and as yet QOH has not flown today, so I can only assume the swap occurred last night. No ne...

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by Qantas737
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 94966

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

Q400 VH-QOH ('the Pink Lady') will enter paint in TSV this Wednesday when QOJ returns to service - sadly this is expected to end her current pink breast cancer awareness livery, though with Fly Pink running from 15 Oct to 15 Nov perhaps QantasLink will surprise us? VH-QOH positioned to Townsville f...

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by Qantas737
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 94966

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

VH-VXP has just departed Townsville as QF6103, presumably with newroo applied after being on the ground for 16 days.

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by Qantas737
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 68033

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Free luggage, yes, and they interline baggage to the final destination, something they don’t do for JQ-JQ or JQ-QF connections. Not sure about food. I booked a trip from CNS-NRT, HND-CDG-CPH, CPH-CDG-NRT-CNS back in December 2014/January 2015 through Air France which consisted of JQ from CNS-NRT re...

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by Qantas737
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 63322

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

oskarclare wrote:
Flyingsottsman wrote:
Just wondering, does QF fly the 767 freighter into Melbourne?


Nah just SYD-AKL, SYD-CHC and SYD-HKG. I think Cairns also occasionally gets it as well.


Wasn't the 767F also operating Hobart to China on a milk run or was that just a short term contract?

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by Qantas737
Sat May 12, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 47469

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

I must have been imagining all the FreedomAir signage and FreedomAir aircraft that were landing here at the time then? ;-) They didn't last a very long time (were more a trial than anything), and were to Palmerston North. There was a lot of fanfare at the time. I've just seen ZKNCJ's post and the m...

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by Qantas737
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 58010

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

https://www.instagram.com/p/BhTng9ClyWw ... e=ig_embed


The newroo scheme really suits the A380. Big thumbs up!
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A330freak wrote:
Picture of VH-OQF in the new livery in Dubai
https://www.instagram.com/p/BhTng9ClyWw ... e=ig_embed


The newroo scheme really suits the A380. Big thumbs up!

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by Qantas737
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 654
Views: 59087

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2017

QF7879 has arrived in Honolulu.

On another note, first post in many, many years, but have been enjoying reading the Australian Aviation Threads over the last few months.

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by Qantas737
Wed Oct 25, 2006 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Daddy Longlegs In The Window At FL370 (Photo)
Replies: 54
Views: 25192

RE: Daddy Longlegs In The Window At FL370 (Photo)

The Daddy Long Legs that is a spider is the one that we find in Australia. Correct me if Im wrong, but it sure isnt either of those two from above and it has the two piece body. I'm pretty sure its the same one as they tested on an episode of Mythbusters where they tested to see if the myth that 'it...

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by Qantas737
Mon Feb 03, 2003 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ansett Aircraft - Where Are They Now?
Replies: 9
Views: 9261

RE: Ansett Aircraft - Where Are They Now?

Im rather sure that VH-RMM is still in Melbourne awaiting its fate.

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by Qantas737
Mon Nov 04, 2002 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Starts Singapore-Hobart
Replies: 15
Views: 2221

RE: SIA Starts Singapore-Hobart

Tsentsan, correct me if im wrong, but wasnt the runway at ROK recently extended to around 3km due to military demand (An-124s, C-5s etc)? So if an A340 could take off quite easily on a full load there, it really isnt much of a comparison to HBA.

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by Qantas737
Fri Nov 01, 2002 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Perfect Picture
Replies: 13
Views: 1916

RE: Most Perfect Picture

Looks fake? Nahh, just a bloody top shot.

Creativity and though seemed to be the flavour of the day, and it payed off well.

Congrats pixair  Big grin

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by Qantas737
Fri Nov 01, 2002 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Your Flag Carriers Magaine Called?
Replies: 49
Views: 964

RE: Whats Your Flag Carriers Magaine Called?

Air Niugini - Paradise
Macair - Inflight Magazine (nice and original)

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by Qantas737
Sat Oct 26, 2002 11:22 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Disrespected Users List
Replies: 9
Views: 949

RE: Disrespected Users List

Seems awfully disrespectful to others on the forum in all honesty. Wouldn't like to see anything that bashes/flames other uses in this way.  Sad

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by Qantas737
Sat Oct 26, 2002 11:14 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net - Biggest Aviation Site In The World?
Replies: 40
Views: 4874

RE: Airliners.net - Biggest Aviation Site In The World?

Congratulations on such an achievement johan, well deserved indeed.

I looked at the link and i can honestly say I have never visited any of those sites that "people who visit this page also visit" suggests. Oh well  Nuts

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by Qantas737
Sat Oct 26, 2002 10:59 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Anyone Else Not Able To Connect To The Chat?
Replies: 15
Views: 970

RE: Anyone Else Not Able To Connect To The Chat?

No wonder I was unable to connect, next time I should just come here and check before getting so annoyed with mIRC.  Big grin

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by Qantas737
Tue Oct 15, 2002 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cloud Trails In The Sky Eurpor Verses Australia
Replies: 16
Views: 3469

RE: Cloud Trails In The Sky Eurpor Verses Australia

After spending 2 months in Europe earlier this year, I must admit thinking of this myself. One main difference is of course the traffic. I was in Denmark with a lot of the asia-uk flights buzzing over causing many contrails. But it seemed it was also alot easier to spot overflying aircraft in Europe...

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by Qantas737
Fri Oct 04, 2002 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400ER: That Has A Nice Ring To It!
Replies: 9
Views: 2646

RE: Boeing 747-400ER: That Has A Nice Ring To It!

Shouldnt be too hard to spot from the older 747-400 as the engines are also larger and have a slightly different shape. Other than that, best way to tell them apart is to know your regos and airlines  Laugh out loud

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by Qantas737
Fri Oct 04, 2002 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Is The First 346 Flight?
Replies: 8
Views: 3611

RE: When Is The First 346 Flight?

As far as I know, VS have been operating the A346 on scheduled routes for some time now. I may be wrong...

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by Qantas737
Fri Oct 04, 2002 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Control Towers? Your Choices :)
Replies: 31
Views: 2361

RE: Best Control Towers? Your Choices :)

My vote would have to go with either ARN or SYD.
Both unreal looking towers.

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by Qantas737
Tue Oct 01, 2002 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A380, Why Didn't Airbus Designate It The A350?
Replies: 16
Views: 5364

RE: The A380, Why Didn't Airbus Designate It The A350?

Also if you look at the number 8 you may see that it looks like 2 round fuselages on top of each other, therefore signifying the double decker design. As far as I remember the 8 really was to signify the double decker.

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by Qantas737
Sun Sep 15, 2002 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First B744ER In Full Airline Colours
Replies: 14
Views: 3285

RE: First B744ER In Full Airline Colours

ZK, Qantas have started naming their aircraft again. All the new 737-800s have names along with the new A330s. As for names running out, they seem to be scraping around at the bottom of the barrell now, but with the retirements of 742s coming up, we should see some names return.

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by Qantas737
Wed Aug 28, 2002 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747's On Domestic Sectors
Replies: 16
Views: 2582

RE: QF 747's On Domestic Sectors

The QF 747s definately operate out of the domestic terminal in Cairns.

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by Qantas737
Sun Aug 11, 2002 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliner Fleets
Replies: 6
Views: 1418

RE: Airliner Fleets

This is probably as close as you will get to what you are looking for on the net.

http://www.bird.ch/bharms/asr_sh00.htm

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by Qantas737
Sun Jun 23, 2002 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Loudest Plane On Takeoff?
Replies: 53
Views: 11467

RE: What Is The Loudest Plane On Takeoff?

F/A-18s, F-15s, C-5B Galaxy on takeoff, P&W powered 707-300s and RB211 powered 747-200s top my list.

On a more regular basis up until recently though was the Fokker F.28-4000. Those baby Speys were special. Wish I could have heard the bigger Speys on the BAC-111.

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by Qantas737
Mon Jun 17, 2002 12:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Safetycards: Your Favourite? Your Rarest?
Replies: 25
Views: 4905

RE: Safetycards: Your Favourite? Your Rarest?

My rarest, although not so rare would be
-Flight West airlines F.28-4000 (now defunct and retired)

My favourite would also be the F28 card along with
-Qantas 747-SP (Pink)

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by Qantas737
Mon Jun 10, 2002 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Or Swiss To Nrt?
Replies: 26
Views: 2813

RE: SAS Or Swiss To Nrt?

Springbok, I flew SAS recently on the NRT-CPH-NRT route. English will be fine. The inflight movies are in english and most F/As speak english too. When the captain adresses the cabin he speaks in his native language whether it be norweigen, swedish or danish and repeats it in english. Enjoy your tri...

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by Qantas737
Thu May 09, 2002 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Do You Feel About Freedom Airlines
Replies: 4
Views: 3239

RE: How Do You Feel About Freedom Airlines

alessandro, not only that but there is also a Freedom Air in New Zealand. Then you have Comair the regional carrier in the US and Comair in South Africa too... Plenty of similar if not the same names flying around these days.

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