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by scarebus03
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff
Replies: 806
Views: 216266

Re: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff

Pure speculation on my part but a rudder hard over has caused such a dive in the past. In theory all affected B737's should have been modified years ago.

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by scarebus03
Thu Feb 25, 2016 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Legacy Airlines That Never Flew The 737
Replies: 68
Views: 10938

RE: Legacy Airlines That Never Flew The 737

I see Iberia operated the -400 for a while but some of them appeared to have strange registrations such as <acronym title="Anglo Cargo (United Kingdom)">EC</acronym>-153. Does anyone have any background on this? Im assuming it was a transition/temporary registration as it was only used for a period ...

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by scarebus03
Sat Nov 07, 2015 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 4
Replies: 322
Views: 82198

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ty134A" class="quote" target="_blank">Ty134A</a> (<a href="#226" class="quote">Reply 226</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It's the wing a...

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by scarebus03
Fri Nov 06, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 4
Replies: 322
Views: 82198

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wjcandee" class="quote" target="_blank">wjcandee</a> (<a href="#185" class="quote">Reply 185</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I wouldn't ...

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by scarebus03
Fri Nov 06, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 4
Replies: 322
Views: 82198

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 4

The crew were obviously unable to communicate after the incident suggesting it was an instantaneous explosion. Check out the CVR report from TWA 800 and PA103. The wreckage spread of PA103 was in only 1.9NM according to the report where the bomb blew a 20 in hole in the forward fuselage allowing the...

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by scarebus03
Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 2
Replies: 232
Views: 78306

RE: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN) Part 2

in a previous post on the first thread I alluded that the number mentioned as BB670 sounded like an Airbus access panel when in fact reversed as 670BB it is most likely the flaperon of a B777-200/300. Subzone 670 corresponds to the r/h wing, specifically flap fairings. I'm sure it will be confirmed ...

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by scarebus03
Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN)
Replies: 267
Views: 101431

RE: Aircraft Flap Found In La Réunion (RUN)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirGabon" class="quote" target="_blank">AirGabon</a> (<a href="#70" class="quote">Reply 70</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> BB670 sounds ...

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by scarebus03
Mon Apr 13, 2015 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Files New Patent.... For "Cuddle Chairs"
Replies: 22
Views: 13179

RE: Boeing Files New Patent.... For "Cuddle Chairs"

Looks more comfortable than drooling on the meal table!

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by scarebus03
Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 10
Replies: 285
Views: 47761

RE: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 10

I wonder did the FO depressurise the aircraft and had the mask on? The breathing in the masks is really loud with an open mic. A truly horrific occurrence but there will never be a 100% foolproof system when human beings are involved. I don't believe any system or procedure will prevent a person det...

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by scarebus03
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4U Crash: Irresponsible Pilot's Union Spokesman
Replies: 48
Views: 20093

RE: 4U Crash: Irresponsible Pilot's Union Spokesman

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bennett123" class="quote" target="_blank">bennett123</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Fairly un...

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by scarebus03
Wed Feb 04, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France To Order ATR 72-600 Turboprop Aircraft?
Replies: 12
Views: 7079

RE: Air France To Order ATR 72-600 Turboprop Aircraft?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The aircraft ...

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by scarebus03
Mon Feb 02, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia QZ8501 SUB To SIN Crash - Part 15
Replies: 74
Views: 44593

RE: Air Asia QZ8501 SUB To SIN Crash - Part 15

I believe there will be some similarities with AF447 but broadly will be more in line with XL888T which crashed of Perpignan in 2008 conducting a demonstration flight.

Cheers

Sb03

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by scarebus03
Mon Dec 29, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS43 LGW-LAS In Trouble?
Replies: 202
Views: 55881

RE: VS43 LGW-LAS In Trouble?

Landed safely, no drama. All is well.

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by scarebus03
Mon Dec 29, 2014 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS43 LGW-LAS In Trouble?
Replies: 202
Views: 55881

RE: VS43 LGW-LAS In Trouble?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mmo" class="quote" target="_blank">mmo</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I agree with you mmo, j...

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by scarebus03
Mon Dec 29, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS43 LGW-LAS In Trouble?
Replies: 202
Views: 55881

RE: VS43 LGW-LAS In Trouble?

Thanks for the close up. It looks like an emergency gear extension judging by the fact that the l/g doors are still open and didn't close after gear extension. The jumbo is very robust. I imagine if possible after dumping fuel they will manually transfer fuel to the left side to keep the weight on t...

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by scarebus03
Mon Dec 29, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS43 LGW-LAS In Trouble?
Replies: 202
Views: 55881

RE: VS43 LGW-LAS In Trouble?

It looks like the r/h wing gear hasn't extended. The good news seems to be that the nose, body gears and l/h wing gear have extended. I hope they'll be ok.

Fingers crossed

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by scarebus03
Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Plane Stuck In Flooded BCN Taxiway
Replies: 8
Views: 20292

RE: Ryanair Plane Stuck In Flooded BCN Taxiway

It rained from about 1200 until about 2200, torrential rain and didn't let up. I was on the <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym> flight that's supposed to leave at 2235 but we didn't get into <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> until about 0300. ...

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by scarebus03
Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turboprops Market
Replies: 19
Views: 4718

RE: Turboprops Market

It appears to be Asia at the moment for the 50-70 seaters mainly ATR72's.

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by scarebus03
Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BHM Or BHX? .... And They're Not Alone
Replies: 61
Views: 7859

RE: BHM Or BHX? .... And They're Not Alone

Many years ago in Spain we had to lease in extra lift so we had a few <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-80's from Sweden flying for us. It all went well until we got a call from Ops telling us that the Santiago de Compostela flight had arrived in Seville! Santiago is <acronym title="Santi...

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by scarebus03
Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ohana By HA Resumes Certification Process
Replies: 36
Views: 7696

RE: Ohana By HA Resumes Certification Process

How will this affect HIA and their AT72 operation?

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by scarebus03
Wed Dec 25, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident: BA 747 Wing Smacks Into Building
Replies: 214
Views: 106056

RE: Incident: BA 747 Wing Smacks Into Building

Tugmaster,

I'm on my way to the ER I laughed so hard. Thanks for the Xmas day humour!

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by scarebus03
Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Relax Use Of PEDs…TOMORROW
Replies: 25
Views: 6449

RE: BA To Relax Use Of PEDs…TOMORROW

I have been flying <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> rather a lot on inter-European routes recently and as far as I can tell they relaxed the <acronym title="Pardubice (PED / LKPD), Czech Republic">PED</acronym> requirements about 6 weeks ago. I was surprised last week when flying with I...

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by scarebus03
Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aboulafia On The Doric A380 MOU
Replies: 92
Views: 17032

RE: Aboulafia On The Doric A380 MOU

I don't discount Richards view completely but rather choose to understand that the A380 currently carries a higher risk for investors due to the niche market and the uncertainty of a secondary market in 10-15 years. It is reasonable to assume that as fuel prices are pushed higher and the ETS scheme ...

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by scarebus03
Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery Twin Prop Over London?
Replies: 25
Views: 13002

RE: Mystery Twin Prop Over London?

It looks like a Dornier 228 to me.

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by scarebus03
Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of Costa Cruises?
Replies: 8
Views: 3131

RE: What Do You Think Of Costa Cruises?

I crossed the Atlantic on the Fortuna in 2008 and had a great time.

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by scarebus03
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French ATC Strike 11-13June - 50% Reduction Flight
Replies: 23
Views: 5673

RE: French ATC Strike 11-13June - 50% Reduction Flight

I'm one of the few that is enjoying the strike. I'm in <acronym title="Toulouse - Blagnac (TLS / LFBO), France">TLS</acronym> to take an aircraft and we're delayed as we can't do the acceptance flight. I preplanned and drove up from <acronym title="Barcelona (- El Prat) (BCN / LEBL), Spain">BCN</acr...

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by scarebus03
Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Zimbabwe Plans To Take On An A380
Replies: 54
Views: 29037

RE: Air Zimbabwe Plans To Take On An A380

I wonder if it's part of an election strategy. Whatever happened to the Air Austral order for '380s?

Brgds

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by scarebus03
Sun Jun 02, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A319 Incident At LHR Part 2
Replies: 57
Views: 17942

RE: BA A319 Incident At LHR Part 2

D-ABYZ was unfortunate but unfortunately sh1t happens. A major Mx incident happened because of something I did many years ago on a Boeing. No big deal as nobody lost their life and the aircraft is replaceable. As regards the rest the AMM has tolerances and to me it is black or white. All parts have ...

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by scarebus03
Mon May 27, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Make Door Modification On 737 MAX
Replies: 70
Views: 30991

RE: Boeing To Make Door Modification On 737 MAX

so the B707-300 fuselage is going back into production  

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by scarebus03
Thu May 02, 2013 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varig PP-VLU (B707 Cargo) 1979 Mystery
Replies: 10
Views: 14513

RE: Varig PP-VLU (B707 Cargo) 1979 Mystery

Some weird wiki site came up with the following which could be a tall tale but I have difficulty believing it eitherway

http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-556


Brgds

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by scarebus03
Thu May 02, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varig PP-VLU (B707 Cargo) 1979 Mystery
Replies: 10
Views: 14513

RE: Varig PP-VLU (B707 Cargo) 1979 Mystery

Very interesting, thanks for sharing!

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by scarebus03
Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boston Lockdown Effect On Logan Airport?
Replies: 13
Views: 5097

Boston Lockdown Effect On Logan Airport?

I don't ever remember lockdowns in Belfast, London or Dublin. Must be a new buzzword..........

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by scarebus03
Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAD Traffic Down 9% ,operates At 64% Of Capacity
Replies: 31
Views: 6143

RE: MAD Traffic Down 9% ,operates At 64% Of Capacity

This is certainly not newsworthy. I would be shocked if terminals 1, 2, 3 & <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym> were operating at 100%. <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym> must have been built with a margin of x number of years to allow the Airport rea...

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by scarebus03
Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This The Only Write-off A340?
Replies: 55
Views: 23414

RE: Is This The Only Write-off A340?

The following MSN's have been scrapped:

007, 013, 015, 016, 021,039,040, 097, 103

The following have been written off:

010, 036,289, 731, 856

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by scarebus03
Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air Hires Restructuring Expert; BK Possible
Replies: 24
Views: 4953

RE: Island Air Hires Restructuring Expert; BK Possible

It could also be a ploy to get swift union agreement to the buy out. I hope they have a subcharter ready.

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by scarebus03
Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 Enhanced - When Did Production Start?
Replies: 13
Views: 10681

RE: Airbus A320 Enhanced - When Did Production Start?

My understanding of the enhanced is when the changes from the A318 were incorporated into the A320 production line from about <acronym title="Madison - Dane County Regional / Truax Field (MSN / KMSN), USA - Wisconsin">MSN</acronym> 3000 or so. Remember since 1988 the product has been continuously de...

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by scarebus03
Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR Close To Offering 90 Seat Turbo Prop
Replies: 70
Views: 22856

RE: ATR Close To Offering 90 Seat Turbo Prop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zkncj" class="quote" target="_blank">zkncj</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> So did American Eag...

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by scarebus03
Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR Close To Offering 90 Seat Turbo Prop
Replies: 70
Views: 22856

RE: ATR Close To Offering 90 Seat Turbo Prop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zkncj" class="quote" target="_blank">zkncj</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> So did American Eag...

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by scarebus03
Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I Want To Be An Air Traffic Controller, But I'm 30
Replies: 21
Views: 33244

RE: I Want To Be An Air Traffic Controller, But I'm 30

Try as a friend of mine at 29 was recently inducted here in Europe after aceing the tests, you never know!

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by scarebus03
Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR Close To Offering 90 Seat Turbo Prop
Replies: 70
Views: 22856

RE: ATR Close To Offering 90 Seat Turbo Prop

I think if the bigger Aircraft is developed it will have to be front loading for pax and may not have room for the larger cargo bay between the cockpit and cabin. The Aircraft will also have to be more suited to jetways too make it more popular. Realistically with pax instead of cargo in the forward...

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by scarebus03
Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did EI Purchase The 747?
Replies: 96
Views: 25219

RE: Why Did EI Purchase The 747?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DTWPurserBoy" class="quote" target="_blank">DTWPurserBoy</a> (<a href="#92" class="quote">Reply 92</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I cer...

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by scarebus03
Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS To Withdraw From TNT Takeover Bid
Replies: 25
Views: 4989

RE: UPS To Withdraw From TNT Takeover Bid

I was under the impression that TNT Airways was already sold to the ASL Group (Air Contractors). Is this now not the case?

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by scarebus03
Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did EI Purchase The 747?
Replies: 96
Views: 25219

RE: Why Did EI Purchase The 747?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tonystan" class="quote" target="_blank">tonystan</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It was -ASJ a...

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by scarebus03
Tue Dec 25, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did EI Purchase The 747?
Replies: 96
Views: 25219

RE: Why Did EI Purchase The 747?

I remember the <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym> 747's being used for MGP on most Tuesdays. I vaguely remember that the <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym> B741s had some of the highest recorded cycles when they were removed from service with <acronym title="Aer Lingu...

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by scarebus03
Wed Dec 12, 2012 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV/TA Firm Order For 15 ATR72-600 + 15 Options
Replies: 14
Views: 5301

RE: AV/TA Firm Order For 15 ATR72-600 + 15 Options

Are these outright purchases or are they being financed by any lessors? It seems odd that the first delivery is for mid next year given the backlog. They must be coming from existing production slots.

Cheers

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by scarebus03
Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation Herald Under Legal Threat
Replies: 67
Views: 15221

RE: Aviation Herald Under Legal Threat

I know that the Airline in question has been targeting other websites in relation to what is posted by 'anonymous' users so there seems to be a campaign by the Airline internet wide particularly with respect to forums. It appears to me that the Airline in question has a problem with its own policy w...

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by scarebus03
Sun Oct 21, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawker Beechcraft: Dropping Hawker, Beechcraft Only
Replies: 12
Views: 4677

RE: Hawker Beechcraft: Dropping Hawker, Beechcraft Only

I certainly hope both manufacturers can be saved, I love all the Beechcraft line and from Hawker the fabolous 4000!

Brgds
Sb03

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by scarebus03
Wed Oct 03, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Older Planes : Are These Planes Safe Enough?
Replies: 59
Views: 17852

RE: AA Older Planes : Are These Planes Safe Enough?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MQTmxguy" class="quote" target="_blank">MQTmxguy</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i> <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexi...

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by scarebus03
Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Was Technically Wrong With The A-318?
Replies: 18
Views: 7273

RE: What Was Technically Wrong With The A-318?

Actually 'technically' it is a fine airplane as are the bigger siblings but as correctly stated above for operational/economic reasons it doesn't make sense in today's market.

Brgds
SB03

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