I guess we will be forced to believe one side of the story or the other untill some official investigation will be launched. I'm just wondering about that altitude change JanEejit mentioned earlier. 600ft isn't much in a space of 5min, even asuming they climbed 600ft within 2.5min (that gives less ...Jump to post
I don't see why any manufacturer would bother offering up a tender?
The T-7A will be the chosen platform regardless.
Dutchy wrote:Gingersnap wrote:Would that break EU state aid rules?
There are exceptions to rules and we live in exceptional times.
Would that break EU state aid rules?Jump to post
I believe the 787 beacon (along with other types) has a failure mode which forces the beacon to remain a steady red. Although sometimes it remains a steady red but also brighten as per the normal cycle as seen here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ipI5HqaKfY I've not seen a 787 where that happens, ...Jump to post
Having seen many 787s go into and out of Heathrow, I've noticed that several have not had the ventral red beacon flashing (as I am looking up at them I can't tell if the dorsal light is flashing), whilst others have not had the white tail lights (one on either side) flashing. Although I've noticed ...Jump to post
That won't do the MLG any favours.Jump to post
It is the Daily Star so take this story with a healthy dose of salt but apparently the Tempest program is looking at building an aircraft capable of hypersonic speeds…. Additionally a wearable cockpit by potentially removing many of the cockpit controls and having them virtually displayed via the h...Jump to post
I've seen a few rumblings of at least 1 deceased passenger so far.
I'll try and find a reliable source.
Edit: The Turkish Health Minister has announced the death supposedly.
PLM8471 from Wuhan just touched down at BZZ this minute.Jump to post
Video claims to show the impact of the missile when it struck the aircraft.
Unconfirmed for now.
Forbes magazine has hinted that the FAA will recertify the MAX but as a separate 737 type. They also said that once it starts safely flying again that the whole fiasco will be forgotten. That doesn't make much sense. - The MAX is already a seperate 737 type. It's certified as a 737 MAX, not a 737 N...Jump to post
I love the 757 L2 boarding. I wish the A321s would do it as well. As someone who seeks out the DL 757s where possible. I wont lie, turning left is an ego boost lol But it is also nice for boarding and deplaning. So much nicer not having 150 people walk by crowding up the aisle. And getting off is a...Jump to post
NYPECO wrote:Can I just watch the video please? Why does clicking the play button bring me to "Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 27"? I can't tell if the fuel truck clip is in there somewhere because the thing won't load.
I’ve been sent a photo from a friend, of various TUI Airways registrations from their engineering department at LGW. TUI are set to receive their final two -9s this month, (G-TUIN and G-TUIO) However there is also a G-TUIP registration... Does anyone know if this is a new aircraft hasn’t been annou...Jump to post
The Atlas 747 seems to have hit a snag on it's way back from MAN to MCO. It's currently doing circles just west of Ireland. Must suck to be a TC customer stranded in MCO and then when there's finally hope of a ride home it get's hit with new issues. Looks to be headed back and descending west of Ir...Jump to post
CAA put up notice on Twitter
9M-MNF has touched down at MAN just now.Jump to post
N14AZ wrote:lhrnue wrote:KliptWings wrote:Its dreadful........
The air traffic controller was gorgeous tho ...
You know, this forum usually works with pictures to support a statement. So?
Not sure what the Typhoons are for in the case of a bomb threat.. Simply put, to take the aircraft out to sea and put a missile up its rear if the threat is deemed real. And how would they 'take' it out to sea? With a big rope? They could threaten to shoot it down over land if it didn't comply... e...Jump to post
FabDiva wrote:Not sure what the Typhoons are for in the case of a bomb threat..
Well you what they say. Aim high.
It's not a totally unreasonable demand. The last thing we need at LHR is for IAG to receive the lion's share of the extra slots (which is probably the most likely scenario).
Reminds me of when VS operated to LGW on the 742 out of BOS in the early 00s.Jump to post
THY4TW was en-route IST-LGW.
Appears to have done a u-turn just southeast of Prague. I guess they're headed back.
UK just grounded all MAX 8 aircraft. I really think this is a bit premature. What if the ET plane was improperly configured (e.g. flaps not deployed)? The FO was extremely junior. This is a possibility. Well there are guys and girls with less than 300 hours flying airliners in the UK/EU. So let's n...Jump to post
737 MAX 8 aircraft now banned from UK airspace
As per https://twitter.com/British_Airways/status/1104086906109865985 G-BNLY is leaving DUB tomorrow sporting her old Landor livery. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D1KaWIKWwAAK0xN.jpg:large Photo credit via Mike Thorn on Twitter https://twitter.com/supermikey11Jump to post
It appears BNLY will be painted in Landor rather than Negus as originally thought. I assume CIVB will now receive the Negus livery.Jump to post
The statement by flybmi is quite candid in its explanation about how Brexit has proven to be its downfall. Far too easy nowadays to blame Brexit..... Far too easy for doubters to dismiss Brexit as a valid reason for a company to go under. Surely they would be in best position to know, and if they h...Jump to post
TUI increasingly targets other markets. For instance, TUI in Belgium (I know that TUI UK is a legacy from Thomson Holidays, so not exactly the same thing) flies many VFR routes and increasingly opens more. I have flown TUI (or Condor) a few times and many of those flights are not very different tha...Jump to post
Why EUPV ? It's far from the oldest 319 in the fleet. Was a particularly troublesome hanger queen ? Probably an expensive lease that wasn’t going to get renewed. EUPX has also been WFU and EUPW is expected to be WFU in January 2019. You sure? EUPX flew to GVA this evening apparently on a scheduled ...Jump to post
Yeah as a Brit who's done the Mickey Mouse run a few times, we've always made a point to stay a week somewhere along the Gulf Coast prior to our return home.
We've never just visited solely for the theme parks etc.
A CX 77W was damaged under tow after striking a light pole this morning/afternoon. Reg is B-KPY. https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39270431_1024215034427169_3121549700650500096_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&oh=24adff3f2356adda03b3d38d190e6d24&oe=5BF4DA7F As per https://www.facebook.com/romeavi...Jump to post
It's late at night and maybe my brain isn't working... that legislation document says: In relation to regulation 3, the term ‘aircraft’ includes aircraft as classified by Part 1 of Schedule 4 to the Air Navigation Order 2016. It also includes, by virtue of article 23 of that Order, any small balloo...Jump to post