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by AYVN
Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volcano erupts in Kamchatka Russia (Far East), impact on TPAC flights?
Replies: 9
Views: 2953

Re: Volcano erupts in Kamchatka Russia (Far East), impact on TPAC flights?

There are now 4 volcanoes in Kamchatkan and Kuriles that have aviation code orange, but only Sheveluch seems to be real concern to high flying aircraft "Ash explosions up to 32,800-49,200 ft (10-15 km) a.s.l. could occur at any time. Ongoing activity could affect international and low-flying ai...

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by AYVN
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian B77F on fire at PVG
Replies: 93
Views: 30151

Re: Ethiopian B77F on fire at PVG

Was it incoming goods or outgoing that flamed?

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by AYVN
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New IATA airport code for Nur Sultan aka Astana
Replies: 24
Views: 4242

Re: New IATA airport code for Nur Sultan aka Astana

Does someone know if Vietnam tried to change SGN to something else at the time they changed city's name to Ho Chi Minh City? At the moment code HCM is is Somalia and TSN (could be for TAN SON NHAT) is in China, so no obvious codes available. Although I'm not aware how old are the codes HCM and TSN.

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by AYVN
Sat Jun 06, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CN3 order 105 ARJ21s from COMAC
Replies: 102
Views: 23274

Re: CN3 order 105 ARJ21s from COMAC

Remember this from Back to the Future?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1QcjsjjtRc It does'n take for long until you can change Japan to China. Trump might be out of Office soon, but trade war with Huawei and technology embargo twist seems something that China has desided to defend itself against i...

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by AYVN
Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread
Replies: 127
Views: 17218

Re: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread

When I was a child, I remember watching planes to take off at HEL while waiting my second filight ever, about 1977. Most were DC9, like the flight I was waiting to board, but time to time I saw different looking "DC9", with darker enginens and a little bit different tail to take off. Later...

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by AYVN
Fri May 22, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 740
Views: 213958

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

Bellylanded and then go around.

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by AYVN
Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's happening with Polar Air 717
Replies: 21
Views: 7371

Re: What's happening with Polar Air 717

Sorry about confusion… But I was in time of writing also confused, when I saw 747 flying in 2000 feet in area with no commercial airport. But all ended well, let's close this topic.

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by AYVN
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's happening with Polar Air 717
Replies: 21
Views: 7371

Re: What's happening with Polar Air 717

Seems like landed there. Hopefully everybody ok.

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by AYVN
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's happening with Polar Air 717
Replies: 21
Views: 7371

What's happening with Polar Air 717

https://www.flightradar24.com/PAC717/242bd0c5
Is it landing or what's going on?
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https://www.flightradar24.com/PAC717/242bd0c5
Is it landing or what's going on?

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by AYVN
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Financial Discussion 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 62655

Re: Boeing in Crisis

They split the company. Government will save the defense part and for rest of the company chapter 11 will form a new Boeing with MAX cancelled. Just my prediction...

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by AYVN
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Boeing continually improve their products?
Replies: 53
Views: 7006

Re: Does Boeing continually improve their products?

How about first series 737NG,from late 90s, or first series 777-200er, What upgrades have those early produced planes received after their first flight? I would assume that in 20+ years in service those planes have quite a few upgrades made, but what? I mean planes that are in service, what upgrades...

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by AYVN
Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 216603

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

https://www.oslobors.no/ob_eng/markedsa ... E/overview
Must be one of the worst airline stocks for last five day's?
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Norwegian has lost more than 50% of it's share value in one week. Bumpy ride there. https://www.oslobors.no/ob_eng/markedsa ... E/overview
Must be one of the worst airline stocks for last five day's?

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by AYVN
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Gov May Stop Engine, Avionics Deliveries to C919
Replies: 88
Views: 17802

Re: US Gov May Stop Engine, Avionics Deliveries to C919

In leg shooting contest China might have very innovative options too, ranging form stopping IPhone/Pad assembly and export without notice to banning all rare metal exports. China might not be strong in aviation industry, but in leg shooting contest it doesn't really matter very much. Shoot where it ...

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by AYVN
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State run airline's loss versus its positive impact on local economy
Replies: 47
Views: 5421

Re: State run airline's loss versus its positive impact on local economy

It's not all about economics. It's also question of homeland security. As long as EU is not United States of Europe, individual countries see this as security issue also. What do mean by this more precisely? In crisis situation you don't want that whole country's airline fleet fly away to safety to...

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by AYVN
Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 216603

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Though my guess is that Asian carriers will also have difficulty to determine how long they can lease out the aircrafts Vietnam Airlines plans to lease out some of their aircraft (A321ceos, A359s, 789s and 78Xs) with some 6-month contracts. Ideal? I think 321 might find home, but so many 350 and 78...

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by AYVN
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: State run airline's loss versus its positive impact on local economy
Replies: 47
Views: 5421

Re: State run airline's loss versus its positive impact on local economy

It's not all about economics. It's also question of homeland security. As long as EU is not United States of Europe, individual countries see this as security issue also.

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by AYVN
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should civil aircraft in conflict zones be equipped with anti-missile systems?
Replies: 55
Views: 6189

Re: Should civil aircraft in conflict zones be equipped with anti-missile systems?

Maybe international treaty that would make ADS-B receivers mandatory to all active SAM operators. If SAM operators aren't equipped with ADS-B receiver should that affected area be no fly zone. Or at least the no fly zone should be under safe altitude for known threats, for countries that are not ent...

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by AYVN
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 771817

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Still I repeat my question, does someone know where the plane went down? According to https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001316027/crash-site-of-ethiopian-airlines-that-killed-157-pictures , plane went down quite far from end of data, picture text says: "people walk at the scene of the Et...

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by AYVN
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 771817

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Do someone know where the plane went down compared to where the data ended? Pretty close I thought, given the height of the airport? I thought that plane stayed in the air several minutes past end of data. Does someone have a map location of the crash site? Is it in same direction as last piece of ...

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by AYVN
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 771817

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Do someone know where the plane went down compared to where the data ended?

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by AYVN
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair plane seized at Bordeaux airport
Replies: 75
Views: 16372

Re: Ryanair plane seized at Bordeaux airport

Surprisingly many here are surprised that Ryanair has done anything wrong with receiving subsidies. "How could they have known it's illegal"-kind of surprise. I find it surprising how many aviation enthusiast still live in cotton wool. Well, it's not easy to get new traffic to use some und...

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by AYVN
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 108
Views: 15426

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

A300B4 would also fit in as regional jet, not much range to be anything else.

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by AYVN
Mon May 21, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 86104

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Not knowing what impact embargo has with this accident, but it is clear what embargo does for airlines and aviation in embargo affected countries. Look history of Vietnam Airlines before embargo was lifted and what happened in 15 years time after embargo was lifted. Now I fly with them with joy, but...

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by AYVN
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Israeli's Loose an F-16
Replies: 61
Views: 5980

Re: Israeli's Loose an F-16

What is the purpose of 2 men crew in Israeli F16? Seems like most of their F16's are 2 seat aircraft and those are not for training purposes.
How is crew workload divided?

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by AYVN
Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no US Airline to Helsinki?
Replies: 22
Views: 4951

Re: Why no US Airline to Helsinki?

Helsinki seems to be perfectly located for Europe-Asia bound traffic but it also seems to be located under USA-ME3 bound traffic. Wonder why HEL and AY/One World has not tried to benefit this location for USA-INDIA/ASIA via HEL. I think that LAX-DBX-DEL would meet nice competition with LAX-HEL-DEL. ...

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by AYVN
Fri Jul 01, 2016 10:06 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: presidential planes in the world
Replies: 28
Views: 6160

Re: presidential planes in the world

Does the presidential planes usually fly with transponder on when flying with president? Seems like just now Russian RA-96020 is flying with Putin aboard and flight is visible on FR24.

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by AYVN
Sun May 29, 2016 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737,757,767,747,777 Safety Records
Replies: 54
Views: 13500

RE: 737,757,767,747,777 Safety Records

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SEPilot" class="quote" target="_blank">SEPilot</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>"Oh, the silly airplane was just so COMPLI...

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by AYVN
Thu May 26, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Two F/A-18F Super Hornets Collide Off Of NC Coast
Replies: 5
Views: 2980

RE: Two F/A-18F Super Hornets Collide Off Of NC Coast

Look's like US is trying to rival with Russia on number of crashes lately. Maybe Scipio could open new topic for "US Military Crashes"

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by AYVN
Sun May 22, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 79183

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 4

Do we know for sure that ACARS and ATC timestamps are in sync? I would think that some kind of mayday message would have been sent if failure messages (including fire) begin about 3 minutes before last radar contact with ATC while plane staying FL370 all that time. <table border="0" align="CENTER" w...

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by AYVN
Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disused A320 Damaged In Crane Move Attempt
Replies: 42
Views: 14743

RE: Disused A320 Damaged In Crane Move Attempt

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kaitak" class="quote" target="_blank">kaitak</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> it was intended to be used to train te...

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by AYVN
Mon Mar 28, 2016 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Be The Downfall Of EK?
Replies: 182
Views: 31927

RE: What Will Be The Downfall Of EK?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777Jet" class="quote" target="_blank">777Jet</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i>A few accidents like that, especially over j...

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by AYVN
Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam War Airlift - Airline Involvement (Video)
Replies: 10
Views: 2996

RE: Vietnam War Airlift - Airline Involvement (Video)

These contracted civilian aircrafts during wartime make me wonder. How are they considered under international treaty's and law. I know that this is common practice even today. Were those Vietnam war era contracted civilian military airlifts considered military planes? Did they carry any markings to...

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by AYVN
Sun Feb 14, 2016 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Legal Mess: 4 Kicked Off Flight For Looking Muslim
Replies: 145
Views: 23695

RE: Legal Mess: 4 Kicked Off Flight For Looking Muslim

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mjoelnir" class="quote" target="_blank">mjoelnir</a> (<a href="#135" class="quote">Reply 135</a>):<br/><i>Should pilots be terminated for every ...

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by AYVN
Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Gets Cut When Oil Goes Back Up?
Replies: 65
Views: 8955

RE: What Gets Cut When Oil Goes Back Up?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/canyonblue17" class="quote" target="_blank">canyonblue17</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>which routes could wind up ...

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by AYVN
Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Egyptian President Approves Purchase Of 24 Rafales
Replies: 53
Views: 19136

RE: Egyptian President Approves Purchase Of 24 Rafales

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>Do you stop paying your car loan if you total ...

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by AYVN
Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Legal Mess: 4 Kicked Off Flight For Looking Muslim
Replies: 145
Views: 23695

RE: Legal Mess: 4 Kicked Off Flight For Looking Muslim

quick decisions, maybe poor judgement, but is it worth 9 million?

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by AYVN
Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Jet Allegedly Shot Down In Turkey
Replies: 306
Views: 28813

RE: Russian Jet Allegedly Shot Down In Turkey

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD11Engineer" class="quote" target="_blank">MD11Engineer</a> (<a href="#197" class="quote">Reply 197</a>):<br/><i> Interesting article regarding...

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by AYVN
Thu Nov 26, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ukraine Closes Airspace To All Russian Planes
Replies: 27
Views: 7043

RE: Ukraine Closes Airspace To All Russian Planes

It takes about 40 minutes longer from <acronym title="Moscow - Domodedovo (DME / UUDD), Russia">DME</acronym> to <acronym title="Chisinau (Kishinev) (KIV / LUKK), Moldova">KIV</acronym> if you do trip in Russian airline instead of Moldovan. There are just now <acronym title="Siberia Airlines (Russia...

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by AYVN
Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Jet Allegedly Shot Down In Turkey
Replies: 306
Views: 28813

RE: Russian Jet Allegedly Shot Down In Turkey

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vishaljo" class="quote" target="_blank">vishaljo</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Can someone c...

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by AYVN
Tue Nov 24, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Jet Allegedly Shot Down In Turkey
Replies: 306
Views: 28813

RE: Russian Jet Allegedly Shot Down In Turkey

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bikerthai" class="quote" target="_blank">bikerthai</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>Shooting at pilots when they are desce...

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by AYVN
Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Scrapping Of "younger" Aircraft
Replies: 10
Views: 4850

RE: Scrapping Of "younger" 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/Dalmd88" class="quote" target="_blank">Dalmd88</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>About the only parts which are not reusable ...

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by AYVN
Sun Nov 22, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russia's TU-160 Flight Route To Syria.
Replies: 44
Views: 9898

RE: Russia's TU-160 Flight Route To Syria.

Flight path seems quite cost effective considering Putin's needs

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by AYVN
Sat Nov 21, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Scrapping Of "younger" Aircraft
Replies: 10
Views: 4850

RE: Scrapping Of "younger" 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/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>This one may have had the shortest l...

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by AYVN
Sun Nov 01, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 2
Replies: 339
Views: 88733

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 2

Has there been any press conference by the investigating group? There are still so many unconfirmed news that it is very hard to even guess what happened. Main questions in my mind are: 1. Was there radio communication after things get out of normal flight? Some early reports even give details what ...

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by AYVN
Sun Sep 27, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Airlines Nightmare
Replies: 105
Views: 22999

RE: China Southern Airlines Nightmare

if no further evidence, I would put all the fault and costs to passengers, this is why: 1. They didn't study visa regulations or their flight 2. If connecting flights are not in same travel document as <acronym title="Istanbul - Ataturk (Yesilkoy) (IST / LTBA), Turkey">IST</acronym> - <acronym title...

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by AYVN
Sun Sep 20, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pax Lights Up Cigarette In Main Cabin
Replies: 38
Views: 16033

RE: AA Pax Lights Up Cigarette In Main Cabin

And I think it was just couple of years ago when they asked me every time I was at checki in counter: Smoking or non smoking? I always took non smoking, but I never ever did think that those evil smokers put the entire plane in huge danger...how foolish of me.

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by AYVN
Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Suspends 130 'too Fat To Fly' FAs
Replies: 82
Views: 15047

AI Suspends 130 'too Fat To Fly' FAs

I think this is a lot to do with legal government subsidy for customer experience. Think about it. Some governments allow airline companies to have always young and beautiful FAs and some don't. From customer point of view, would you rather book your flight with company that has "allways" old and fa...

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by AYVN
Sun Aug 02, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Citilink A320 Suffered Runway Excursion Incident
Replies: 16
Views: 14724

RE: QG A320 Fuselage Bends During Runway Excursion

It looks like corrupted picture rather than bent fuselage

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by AYVN
Thu Jul 16, 2015 3:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Qatar C-17 In QR Colours
Replies: 9
Views: 9688

RE: Qatar C-17 In QR Colours

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>What?</i></font></td></tr></table> Well, I d...

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by AYVN
Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Qatar C-17 In QR Colours
Replies: 9
Views: 9688

RE: Qatar C-17 In QR Colours

I just don't undestand why any country would paint airforce plane to civilian airline company livery. That sounds dangerous to those who ride with Qatar Airways.
Are there any other country in the world where this has been done before or is still done, other purpose than deceiving the enemy?

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