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by LH526
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bulgaria Air 737 at Sofia
Replies: 9
Views: 1805

Re: Bulgaria Air 737 at Sofia



LZ-BOT, LZ-BOU .. they had plenty of B737

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by LH526
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is the Boeing 747-8 a good freighter but a bad passenger craft?
Replies: 100
Views: 17562

Re: How is the Boeing 747-8 a good freighter but a bad passenger craft?

My question is, if the economics of the passenger version of the 747-8 are so bad, how is it continuing to be produced as a freighter? Generally speaking, it seems that new freighters tend to also be successful passenger planes e.g. 777, 767, etc. Lack of competition. The pax B748 is rivaled by the...

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by LH526
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 297570

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Why would the warhead come down so close the actual wreckage (within yards) when it hit the plane minutes earlier and quite some miles away? The crash site / wreckage area is quite large. Hundreds of meters in multiple directions. That's not the warhead itself. It's the tip of the missile, likely c...

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by LH526
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 297570

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

We have some more information and verification of the Tor-M1 SAM system missile debris found. Context / surroundings of the ditch/wall where the missile was found - at the crash site: https://i.imgur.com/kmUOZ1A.jpg Also, Rouhani threatened another "Lockerbie" just 2 days ago : https://i....

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by LH526
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54270

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

COMPACT, light, twin aisle short-medium range A300 replacement.

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by LH526
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?
Replies: 162
Views: 39686

Re: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?

Guys, please stay on-topic, otherwise we would need to lock this thread.

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by LH526
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM fleet repaint update thread
Replies: 66
Views: 12416

Re: LATAM fleet repaint update thread

OB1504 wrote:
What is going on with the two 777-200s CC-BKA and CC-BKB? They’re fairly regular visitors to Miami but they’re all white and never seem to be operating any live flights.


Lease aircraft provided by Boeing to full the gap those B787 left as they need heavy MX due to faulty engines.

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by LH526
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Joon take over 4 Air France Europe destinations S19
Replies: 40
Views: 10168

Re: Joon take over 4 Air France Europe destinations S19

Not talking about Joon but It'd be a huge improvement for FRA-CDG flights by hop! to be operated by their mainline branch again. Arriving at 2G is the worst in CDG ...

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by LH526
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!
Replies: 74
Views: 3610

Re: Now: gender-neutral marketing for tissues!

Man (as in male, XY chromosomes) are statistically bigger / taller than women (as in female, XX chromosomes), as are the "man-size" tissues.
Shouldn't those who are offended check the statistics and leave their feelings at the door?

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by LH526
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA
Replies: 108
Views: 20957

Re: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA

ZaphodHarkonnen wrote:
There is no evidence to show the effectiveness of having guns aboard planes. No other nation on the world has put together such a programme. Even nations with much longer histories of plane hijackings.



Israel has ... on ElAl.

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by LH526
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: There's a little black spot on the Sun
Replies: 17
Views: 1189

Re: There's a little black spot on the Sun

afterburner wrote:
airkas1 wrote:
It's the same old thing as yesterday.

There's a black hat caught in the high tree top.


There's a flag pole rag and the wind won't stop

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by LH526
Wed May 02, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Test topic for airport codes on the forum ** Input needed **
Replies: 140
Views: 15989

Re: Test topic for airport codes on the forum

SCL Test CFM IAD, BBJ

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by LH526
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 16831

Re: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet

The A343 are workhorses, fully depreciated and paid-off. Perfect use of an airframe, nicely done financialy

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by LH526
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 217245

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

With the logo this close to the edge and no room around it to breath, I highly doubt this is the new livery ...

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by LH526
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?
Replies: 33
Views: 10775

Re: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?

This plane would take ages to board. Go for a shorter compact A350 high density twin aisle short-medium range concept instead

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by LH526
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 Classic Search
Replies: 12
Views: 2877

Re: B747 Classic Search

It is most odd...boarding is done through the first door,why through door number four?That was very incognito.The other important thing is that those stickers read: "Official Airline M.1972" and Swissair had no business to have such stickers on their 747s. Only Lufthansa. Perhaps somebody...

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by LH526
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private Jets as Accomodations
Replies: 14
Views: 5381

Re: Private Jets as Accomodations

Problem would be, when said star would like to go for a late night out they can't simply leave their hotel room but need to contact the FBO, they most likely would call a bus to pick you up a the plane and to the FBO Terminal. Coming back it's all this plus security screening ... if you don't mind t...

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by LH526
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the CSeries change the Airbus narrowbody?
Replies: 67
Views: 15750

Re: Does the CSeries change the Airbus narrowbody?

Why not go for a more chubby, compact, shorter twin aisle high density market short range plane, like the A300?

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by LH526
Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Irma's Impact on Aviation
Replies: 391
Views: 55501

Re: Hurricane Irma's Impact on Aviation

And another one:

Looks like the entire beach has been washed past the perimeter fence and now rests on the threshold.

Image

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by LH526
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Irma's Impact on Aviation
Replies: 391
Views: 55501

Re: Hurricane Irma's Impact on Aviation

Another press photo of SXM:
Image

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by LH526
Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM/LAN retires 777F
Replies: 25
Views: 7925

Re: LATAM/LAN retires 777F

How much longer will N776LA remain in the fleet? Actually it's a LATAM Cargo Colombia plane!

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by LH526
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branding on Wings
Replies: 17
Views: 2934

Re: Branding on Wings

Balair and Transbrasil extended their paint schemes to the wings turning wings bright yellow, orange, etc ... that's also part of the branding.

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by LH526
Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman dies at SXM after falling from jet blast
Replies: 157
Views: 31680

Re: Woman dies at SXM after falling from jet blast

As far as I'm concerned it should be illegal to "ride the fence" or stand behind the jet wash of departing aircraft. The danger of such activity is unforgiving and this situation could've easily been avoided with some stricter rules and common sense. Nevertheless a tragic incident. Or jus...

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by LH526
Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 1000
Views: 212070

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

How about Airbus goes the A300 way and shortens the A350 fuselage with a new shorter wing within Code regulations for smaller gates in order to get a twin aisle short/medium range hub-hauler ...

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by LH526
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Is this airworthy Martin 4-0-4?!
Replies: 2
Views: 1131

Re: Is this airworthy Martin 4-0-4?!

Hi and welcome to A.net

It appears to be a IFL Convair 580 / 5800 .. maybe you can go from here.

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by LH526
Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada new livery?
Replies: 206
Views: 72895

Re: Air Canada new livery?

That A350 style black front looks like something AC did with their Viscounts back in the 50s/60s ...

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by LH526
Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any Unserved Routes that should be served.
Replies: 74
Views: 7398

Re: Any Unserved Routes that should be served.

JFK - LHR by a Star Alliance Carrier ...

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by LH526
Fri Dec 09, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 128966

Re: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia

Looking at CP-2933s flight history, there were plenty of flights in the last months and weeks pushing the boundaries of Endurance:

11 Nov Belo Horizonte (CNF) Buenos Aires (EZE) CP2933 4:04
04 Nov Medellin Santa Cruz (VVI) CP2933 4:33
8 Oct Cochabamba (CBB) Medellin (MDE) CP2933 4:27

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by LH526
Tue May 24, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Launch LHR-SCL
Replies: 77
Views: 23650

RE: BA Launch LHR-SCL

So with <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym>, <acronym title="TAM-Transportes Aereos Meridionais (Brazil)">JJ</acronym>, <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> and now <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> there's a fourth oneworld carrier in <acronym title="Santiago - Arturo Merino...

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by LH526
Thu May 19, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 76222

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing 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/scouseflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">scouseflyer</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i>Loss of cabin pressure like the He...

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by LH526
Sat May 14, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Some Help To Learn Basic Spanish
Replies: 26
Views: 4144

RE: Need Some Help To Learn Basic Spanish

Every one has his own personal preference when it comes to learning languages. Beside taking courses and learning grammar and vocabulary by the books I found that watching films helped a lot to get the slang and toning perfect along with learning new words and grammar. Watch spanish films with engli...

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by LH526
Fri May 13, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All 3 748 Operators At The Same Airport
Replies: 6
Views: 10865

RE: All 3 748 Operators At The Same 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/N14AZ" class="quote" target="_blank">N14AZ</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB...

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by LH526
Wed May 11, 2016 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Seemingly Planning A 737Classic As Euro Plane
Replies: 46
Views: 17755

RE: LH Seemingly Planning A 737Classic As Euro Plane

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i> The Picture seems to be phtoshopped, the Ba...

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by LH526
Mon Apr 25, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plugging In Devices To Recharge At The Airport
Replies: 43
Views: 3847

RE: Plugging In Devices To Recharge At The Airport

SCL offers local-phone-provider branded steles at each gate with dozens of outlets, sockets and even USB ports for charging your phone, along with a screen running ads and plenty of space to rest your phone including cable while it's loading. <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / ...

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by LH526
Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do Driverless Trains Have Windshield Wipers?
Replies: 20
Views: 2359

RE: Why Do Driverless Trains Have Windshield Wipers?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Birdwatching" class="quote" target="_blank">Birdwatching</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> Why are there locks on the doors ...

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by LH526
Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What Are The Largest Collector's Shows In Europe?
Replies: 4
Views: 2489

RE: What Are The Largest Collector's Shows In Europe?

The Frankfurt / Schwanheim show is the largest in continental europe.

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by LH526
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BRU - Should Security Be Changed At Airport?
Replies: 54
Views: 9848

RE: BRU - Should Security Be Changed At Airport?

No, I don't want security to be tightened, I want terrorists to stop bombing!

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by LH526
Wed Mar 16, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Cargo Boeing 747F - A Mystery Plane?
Replies: 11
Views: 9117

RE: Qatar Cargo Boeing 747F - A Mystery Plane?

TC-ACH also does runs for QR, QR8221 today to FRA e.g.

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by LH526
Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News: Possible MH370 Part Found Near Mozambique
Replies: 204
Views: 58373

RE: News: Possible MH370 Part Found Near Mozambique

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WarrenPlatts" class="quote" target="_blank">WarrenPlatts</a> (<a href="#155" class="quote">Reply 155</a>):<br/><i>Just from looking at it, to ev...

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by LH526
Thu Feb 25, 2016 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What If: The A320 Looked Like The A350? [Image]
Replies: 8
Views: 1848

RE: What If: The A320 Looked Like The A350? [Image]

Scale the windows up a bit and it would look stunning!  

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by LH526
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Instrument Faceplates
Replies: 4
Views: 3026

RE: Instrument Faceplates

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CanadianNorth" class="quote" target="_blank">CanadianNorth</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Every mechanic's shop know from ...

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by LH526
Wed Jan 06, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF63/06Jan Via PER W/5 Engins To JNB
Replies: 57
Views: 14347

RE: QF63/06Jan Via PER W/5 Engins To JNB

I don't seem to see any fan blades in the photo, are parts of the engine removed or is it just a glitch?

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by LH526
Sat Jan 02, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 5 Digit Booking References?
Replies: 1
Views: 1051

5 Digit Booking References?

Having just booked some flights on SkyAirline Chile I stumbled upon the fact that they use 5 digit booking references in contrast to the 6 digit (alpha)numerical booking references used by sabre or amadeus. Any Idea, where to look these bookings up, what system they use and how to check them similar...

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by LH526
Thu Dec 10, 2015 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group To Develop Common J Seat For LH, LX, OS
Replies: 15
Views: 3762

RE: LH Group To Develop Common J Seat For LH, LX, OS

The best J seat among these airlines is the mid-late 2000s LX J seat, hands down!

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by LH526
Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Lived Type At Airlines
Replies: 191
Views: 19176

RE: Short Lived Type At Airlines

LanChile had a smal interlude with the B757 from Ladeco .. operations of one fram eoly lasted for about a year.

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by LH526
Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange (Plastic) Helicopter Model
Replies: 14
Views: 4456

RE: Strange (Plastic) Helicopter Model

Can be either a mock-up of a new design / production model, a film / stunt / crash dummy model or a prop / gateguard, etc ...

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by LH526
Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would A New Medium-range A380/WB Make Sense?
Replies: 10
Views: 2577

RE: Would A New Medium-range A380/WB Make Sense?

I don't see that working without structural reinforcement allowing for larger cycles.

What Airbus needs to offer is a real A300 equivalent. Wide-body short / medium range plane for about 260+ pax with a compact footprint and small wingspan ...

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by LH526
Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atacamair - New Chilean Airline?
Replies: 0
Views: 985

Atacamair - New Chilean Airline?

With <acronym title="El Palomar (PAL / SADP), Argentina">PAL</acronym> and Aerodesierto having folded, Chilejet and SINAMI doing only occasional charters and DAP / Mineral filling the gap just perfectly, there are rumours of a new Airline called Atacamair in Chile, intending to start operations in J...

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