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by YZFOO7F
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH announces FRA-YOW eff. May 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 8416

Re: AC 788 and LH A343 to YOW

LAX772LR wrote:
YZFOO7F wrote:
Finally I can travel to Europe directly from YOW in a modern aircraft!

...que?

How is a 25yr+ A343 any more "modern" than a 30yr+ 763ER?


I meant the Air Canada 788 service to LHR.

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by YZFOO7F
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH announces FRA-YOW eff. May 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 8416

Re: AC 788 and LH A343 to YOW

Aw but a ride in some really classic metal would be like time traveling... https://youtu.be/EI3owgIj6zs?t=243 It's wild how much noise is going on there. Can you imagine flying on that and then something like an A380 or A350. Can you imagine the 7H flight from JFK to Paris on that beast? Those who ...

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by YZFOO7F
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH announces FRA-YOW eff. May 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 8416

Re: AC 788 and LH A343 to YOW

https://youtu.be/EI3owgIj6zs?t=243


It's wild how much noise is going on there. Can you imagine flying on that and then something like an A380 or A350.
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patrickjp93 wrote:
YZFOO7F wrote:
Finally I can travel to Europe directly from YOW in a modern aircraft!

Aw but a ride in some really classic metal would be like time traveling...
https://youtu.be/EI3owgIj6zs?t=243


It's wild how much noise is going on there. Can you imagine flying on that and then something like an A380 or A350.

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by YZFOO7F
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH announces FRA-YOW eff. May 2020
Replies: 52
Views: 8416

Re: AC 788 and LH A343 to YOW

Finally I can travel to Europe directly from YOW in a modern aircraft!

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by YZFOO7F
Fri May 05, 2017 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Variable A/C Types on a Route
Replies: 25
Views: 2731

Re: Variable A/C Types on a Route

The biggest question I have with long haul routes like this is what happens to the crew. That's a good point. Up/downgauging would certainly be easier if it was just changing the series or keeping it in the A320 family. But when you're mixing type ratings, that becomes an issue. I wonder how far in...

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by YZFOO7F
Fri May 05, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Variable A/C Types on a Route
Replies: 25
Views: 2731

Variable A/C Types on a Route

I flew YUL-ZRH last fall on a brand new Swiss B77W and it was great! Their business class product is awesome. Afterwards I heard that this route is commonly served by an A330. That led me to look at Flightaware for this flight and I noticed that the equipment varies between a B77W and A330, seemingl...

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by YZFOO7F
Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers Avoid The Forward Lav?
Replies: 23
Views: 10403

RE: Passengers Avoid The Forward Lav?

I prefer the aft lavs on 737s because there's a bit more headroom. I literally need to tilt my head to the side to stand up in the forward lavs.

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by YZFOO7F
Sat Mar 12, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's In A Codeshare?
Replies: 26
Views: 5310

What's In A Codeshare?

I've been curious about the anatomy of codeshares recently. What are the circumstances that would warrant codesharing in general? Why do certain airlines codeshare with some and not others? Is it all about having a route network that favors the demand, or is there more to it?

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by YZFOO7F
Sat Feb 20, 2016 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ghost Airport? Why No Planes?
Replies: 13
Views: 13672

Ghost Airport? Why No Planes?

Looking at the Google Maps satellite image of <acronym title="Montego Bay - Donald Sangster (MBJ / MKJS), Jamaica">MBJ</acronym> where I'll be vacationing in a couple weeks, and there are no airplanes to be seen at all. Why would this be? Surely during the day there would be some aircraft there. <a ...

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by YZFOO7F
Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:07 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Logging The Planes You Spot
Replies: 4
Views: 2450

Logging The Planes You Spot

Hi all, I've got quite the list of planes that I've spotted/photographed to date and I'm wondering how you all keep track of the ones you spot? Do you keep a log book of sorts? Are there any resources you know of that help? I find it quite cumbersome to keep updating an excel sheet. Thanks and happy...

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by YZFOO7F
Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH 744 Retired With Over 120.000 Hours
Replies: 140
Views: 38201

RE: LH 744 Retired With Over 120.000 Hours

It's amazing to me that a collection of metal, plastic, glass, and wires that weighs 875,000 lbs when fully loaded was free from the surface of the earth for a collective total of 13.5 years. Call me a simpleton, but I just think that's pretty cool.

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by YZFOO7F
Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In YFB
Replies: 7
Views: 9274

RE: A380 In YFB

They really should have brought it into <acronym title="Yellowknife (YZF / CYZF), Canada - Northwest Territories">YZF</acronym>. We have had consistently cold days here for two months. The average has been -35°C. Boeing was slated to bring the 787 here for a cold soak two weeks ago, but has obviousl...

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by YZFOO7F
Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Ramp Accident At YOW
Replies: 10
Views: 8350

RE: Air Canada Ramp Accident At YOW

I departed on an E90 from <acronym title="Ottawa - Macdonald-Cartier International / Uplands (YOW / CYOW / CUUP), Canada - Ontario">YOW</acronym> just an hour before this. The ramp was quite busy at that time and we were delayed because of it. I hope for a speedy recovery for this guy. Stay safe all.

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by YZFOO7F
Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airlines Not Painting The Engines Of 737-200's...
Replies: 9
Views: 5343

RE: Airlines Not Painting The Engines Of 737-200's...

I noticed recently that one of First Air's newly acquired 737-200s, C-GNDE, is painted white on only half of the nacelle. The half that you would see by looking at the plane from the outside is painted white and the half that you see from the window is bare metal. Is that the case for other 732's th...

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by YZFOO7F
Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: King Air Fatal Crash Brazil
Replies: 4
Views: 10051

RE: King Air Fatal Crash Brazil

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>At least eight persons died in the accident, including the pilot, copilot, company president Domingos Costa, vice president of sales and marketing Cesar Tav...

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by YZFOO7F
Sat Aug 20, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air 737 Crashed In Canada
Replies: 144
Views: 51886

RE: First Air 737 Crashed In Canada

My thoughts and prayers for everyone involved. I've flown on that plane many many times. Scary. What a sad day.

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by YZFOO7F
Mon Sep 08, 2008 1:01 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Pics For Zoom " In Memory Of" Video
Replies: 14
Views: 6074

RE: Pics For Zoom " In Memory Of" Video

You may use this photo of mine that was just entered into the database: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1393821/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1393821/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/2...

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by YZFOO7F
Mon Aug 11, 2008 2:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Long Can A Plane Actually Last?
Replies: 31
Views: 8517

RE: How Long Can A Plane Actually Last?

Buffalo Airways of Hay River, Northwest Territories in Canada still operates many old DC-3s and C-46s. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1170828/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1170828/M/" target="_blank">View Medium...

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by YZFOO7F
Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:12 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Reject E-mail-What For?
Replies: 2
Views: 354

RE: Reject E-mail-What For?

Although this is for the most part site-related, it might do better in the photography forum.

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by YZFOO7F
Sun Aug 26, 2007 10:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Strange Issue With Nikkor 18-200mm VR
Replies: 23
Views: 5234

RE: Strange Issue With Nikkor 18-200mm VR

Thank Thierry! Great pics too.

I think I'll go for this lens. Like you say, one of the most attractive things is its versatility.

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by YZFOO7F
Sun Aug 26, 2007 5:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Strange Issue With Nikkor 18-200mm VR
Replies: 23
Views: 5234

RE: Strange Issue With Nikkor 18-200mm VR

Hey Thierry and Viv, Besides the problems you've encountered with the 18-200, what would you say about the overall quality of the lens? I've read that the sharpness is degraded towards the edges of the photo and that the middle is the only spot thats ever sharp. Any comments? I'm thinking about gett...

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by YZFOO7F
Sat Aug 25, 2007 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN-YOW: Any Chance?
Replies: 8
Views: 2852

RE: MAN-YOW: Any Chance?

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by YZFOO7F
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reasons Behind Zoom UK's Issues?
Replies: 12
Views: 2843

Reasons Behind Zoom UK's Issues?

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by YZFOO7F
Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN-YOW: Any Chance?
Replies: 8
Views: 2852

RE: MAN-YOW: Any Chance?

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by YZFOO7F
Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reasons Behind Zoom UK's Issues?
Replies: 12
Views: 2843

Reasons Behind Zoom UK's Issues?

They only have one aircraft so far that operates that route (B763ER: G-UK<acronym title="Scibe Airlift (Democratic Rep. of Congo)">ZM</acronym>). Its simply a matter of not having the backup equipment needed when things go mechanical. You'll often see lengthy (and i mean 24-30 hour) delays with Zoom...

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by YZFOO7F
Mon Aug 20, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question About Monitors
Replies: 7
Views: 3689

RE: Question About Monitors

Thanks guys.

What exactly is it about laptop monitors that make them harder to edit with?

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by YZFOO7F
Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Any Chance For These 2?
Replies: 9
Views: 4016

RE: Any Chance For These 2?

The second one is great, I love the vibrant red.

The first one is good too, but there some oversharpening under the wing thats bugging me.

Ryan

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by YZFOO7F
Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Question About Monitors
Replies: 7
Views: 3689

Question About Monitors

Hey all, I'm looking at a new Dell laptop for school. I've read here that laptops aren't the best for photo editing because you can't see all the detail that you would with a regular monitor. My question is, when choosing either a glossy high resolution monitor for the laptop, or the "matte" anti-gl...

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by YZFOO7F
Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YUL Planes Searched For Knife
Replies: 1
Views: 1900

YUL Planes Searched For Knife

A passenger made it through security with what looked like a knife: <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/cp/national/070818/n081854A.html" target=_blank>http://www.cbc.ca/cp/national/070818/n081854A.html</a> Any comments from our <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / ...

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by YZFOO7F
Tue Aug 14, 2007 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash In Northern Alberta
Replies: 3
Views: 4400

Plane Crash In Northern Alberta

Happened Sunday night near Swan Hills, Alberta.
God bless the victims and family. The father and mother leave behind five daughters.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/edmonton/story/2007/08/13/plane-crash.html

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by YZFOO7F
Mon Aug 13, 2007 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tribute To The Original 340
Replies: 19
Views: 5757

RE: Tribute To The Original 340

So with four different aircraft listed in this thread with 340 in its model name, what makes that number so popular?

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by YZFOO7F
Sun Aug 12, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Anybody Up For A Bottle Of Ale Right Now?
Replies: 3
Views: 3059

RE: Is Anybody Up For A Bottle Of Ale Right Now?

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by YZFOO7F
Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite Country & City To Be In?
Replies: 62
Views: 5810

RE: What's Your Favorite Country & City To Be In?

Hard to say for sure but probably:

Country: Canada
City: Seattle

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by YZFOO7F
Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: First Accepted Shot, But...
Replies: 16
Views: 3641

RE: First Accepted Shot, But...

Thanks Frank. You've got some really great shots on the site! I didn't get a chance to look through them all but do you spend much time spotting around YOW?

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by YZFOO7F
Thu Aug 09, 2007 12:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: First Accepted Shot, But...
Replies: 16
Views: 3641

RE: First Accepted Shot, But...

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by YZFOO7F
Wed Aug 08, 2007 6:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: First Accepted Shot, But...
Replies: 16
Views: 3641

RE: First Accepted Shot, But...

Thanks Damien, I hope to get better at it and eventually get some more shots in.

Likely your shot got in because its not something you see everyday. Very nice job on the shot too - did you see the accident happen?

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by YZFOO7F
Tue Aug 07, 2007 7:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8
Replies: 21
Views: 4099

RE: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8

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by YZFOO7F
Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8
Replies: 21
Views: 4099

RE: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8

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by YZFOO7F
Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8
Replies: 21
Views: 4099

RE: Nikkor 24-120VR Or 24-85 F/2.8

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by YZFOO7F
Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: First Accepted Shot, But...
Replies: 16
Views: 3641

First Accepted Shot, But...

Hey everyone, Well, after 10 rejections over the past couple months, I've finally had my first shot accepted to the <acronym title="Brit Air (France)">DB</acronym>. I was pleasantly surprised when I received the email last night and I'm glad that I finally got one in. However, after sifting through ...

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by YZFOO7F
Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sad Day For Houston Air Traffic...AX Retires
Replies: 23
Views: 8658

RE: Sad Day For Houston Air Traffic...AX Retires

Reading the stories of AX reminds me of the movie Pushing Tin. Maybe the screen writers studied him while putting the characters together?

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by YZFOO7F
Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO: EWR-YTM (Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada
Replies: 15
Views: 4629

RE: CO: EWR-YTM (Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada

Isn't Mont Tremblant's code YFJ? Looking at Nav Canada's metar and airport diagrams it seems that way.

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by YZFOO7F
Sat Jul 28, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Jetsgo Joke
Replies: 49
Views: 9406

RE: The Jetsgo Joke

A WestJet pilot was telling me that on a flight to the US one time, he overheard ATC getting furious with a JetsGo flight because he wouldn't answer his radio calls. Apparently they had to scramble some fighter jets to check out the situation. Anyone else hear about this?

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by YZFOO7F
Mon Jul 02, 2007 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dash 8 Lands With Nose Gear Up (Photos)
Replies: 42
Views: 12672

RE: Dash 8 Lands With Nose Gear Up (Photos)

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by YZFOO7F
Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dash 8 Lands With Nose Gear Up (Photos)
Replies: 42
Views: 12672

Dash 8 Lands With Nose Gear Up (Photos)

Hey all, This happened a while back but a co-worker was finally able to get me a copy of her pictures. On June 5th, a Canadian North Dash-8 (operated by Regional 1) landed at <acronym title="Yellowknife (YZF / CYZF), Canada - Northwest Territories">YZF</acronym> with its nose gear frozen in place. T...

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by YZFOO7F
Sat Jun 23, 2007 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Most Detailed Google Earth Airport Image?!
Replies: 35
Views: 15841

RE: The Most Detailed Google Earth Airport Image?!

In the case of the <acronym title="Madison - Dane County Regional / Truax Field (MSN / KMSN), USA - Wisconsin">MSN</acronym> maps, how is it that they are able to shoot enough aerial photographs to make a congruent large picture of the entire area? Is it multiple photos tied together or just one wit...

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by YZFOO7F
Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:09 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Canon EOS30D, Nikon D80, Or What?
Replies: 3
Views: 5375

RE: Canon EOS30D, Nikon D80, Or What?

Frank, I just purchased and received the D80 with a Tamron 28-80 and a Nikkor 70-300 G and I'm very pleased. To go with what Wannabe was saying, I do find the ergonomics of the Nikon setup to be much more pleasing than on the Canons. The resolution is great and so far I've got no complaints about it...

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by YZFOO7F
Sat Jun 16, 2007 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plain White 737 At Klex Surrounded By Armed Guards
Replies: 34
Views: 10502

RE: Plain White 737 At Klex Surrounded By Armed Guards

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by YZFOO7F
Thu Jun 07, 2007 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Working For An Airline... In College?
Replies: 44
Views: 6051

RE: Working For An Airline... In College?

I've worked for both First Air and Zoom Airlines in <acronym title="Ottawa - Macdonald-Cartier International / Uplands (YOW / CYOW / CUUP), Canada - Ontario">YOW</acronym> during my time so far in university. Sometimes the scheduling can really suck and you get almost no time to study, but most of t...

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