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by euroflyer
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First TLV - UAE flight
Replies: 148
Views: 21874

Re: First TLV - UAE flight

On a scheduled basis, this makes no business case for LY. It does make perfect sense for EK/FZ and EY/G9/5W. The business case is for travelers going east to eastern Asia and Australasia. Now, as for this special flight...a B739 makes the most sense. This will become a huge holiday destinations for...

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by euroflyer
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordwind A321 Rough Landing in Antayla
Replies: 41
Views: 11578

Re: Nordwind A321 Rough Landing in Antayla

Assessment are on going, I don't see the frame going WO. Major repair are going to be necessary, certainly with Airbus support needed.

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by euroflyer
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet New Routes
Replies: 14
Views: 3186

Re: easyJet New Routes

Complete list of destinations copied from another site. Gatwick - Enfidah, Tirana Luton - Verona, Pula Edinburgh - Gibraltar, Catania Glasgow - Dalaman, Pula, Barcelona Bristol - Antalya Belfast - Dalaman Liverpool - Antalya Bordeaux - Fuerteventura, Figara, Ajaccio, Olbia Valencia-Berlin SXF Valen...

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by euroflyer
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is an aircraft weighing possible outdoors ?
Replies: 49
Views: 2335

Is an aircraft weighing possible outdoors ?

Hello,
I take the example of an A350. Is it possible to perform the weighing outdoors if no hangar space available ? If so, what are the conditions to be met ?
Thanks,

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by euroflyer
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW airline to re-emerge as PLAY
Replies: 2
Views: 1227

Re: WOW airline to re-emerge as PLAY

@mod. : Please close this one, an another was open 30 seconds before...

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by euroflyer
Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW airline to re-emerge as PLAY
Replies: 2
Views: 1227

WOW airline to re-emerge as PLAY

The new airline called PLAY will target A321 fleet, with European and US destinations. It is planned to start operation with A320. Low cost operations with hub in Iceland. AOC pending for now, so wait and see... Do you think this is probable and clever to launch again activities in the same environm...

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by euroflyer
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best B787 livery ?
Replies: 23
Views: 3391

Re: Best B787 livery ?

CHRISBA35X wrote:
Royal Air Maroc. Stunning.


Agree. RAM is my favourite, RJA is the second choice... Looks like I'm really into Royal stuff :-)

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by euroflyer
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC announces year round mainline service from YUL to TLS
Replies: 20
Views: 4547

Re: AC announces year round mainline service from YUL to TLS

That is a great news to connect more easily to our AIB colleagues at Mirabel !

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by euroflyer
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi man "accidentally" buys 2x A350?
Replies: 16
Views: 10311

Re: Saudi man "accidentally" buys 2x A350?

How can anyone believe this ? Airbus or any major A/C manufacturer isn't some kind of carpet merchant

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by euroflyer
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jazeera Airways announces London service
Replies: 20
Views: 4494

Re: Jazeera Airways announces London service

Great news. What is the target for such airlines on this route ? I could guess feeding connections to India but it appears that the flight from LGW arrives either around 9pm or 11pm, whereas departing flights to India leave much earlier... Local demand to London from major GCC capitals is enormous:...

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by euroflyer
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jazeera Airways announces London service
Replies: 20
Views: 4494

Re: Jazeera Airways announces London service

Great news. What is the target for such airlines on this route ? I could guess feeding connections to India but it appears that the flight from LGW arrives either around 9pm or 11pm, whereas departing flights to India leave much earlier...

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by euroflyer
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus plans to open new A321neo assembly line in Toulouse
Replies: 73
Views: 4184

Re: Airbus studying an A321neo line in Toulouse

Glad Airbus managed to get the german unions to go onboard the project. This was for long the main barrier to get an A321 FAL in TLS

Great news !

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by euroflyer
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Tunisair launch flights from Tunis to New York JFK in the near future?
Replies: 13
Views: 3026

Re: Will Tunisair launch flights from Tunis to New York JFK in the near future?

I don't see it happening. Not enough demand, and most of all, security level quite low in some areas. Not to forget that Tunisia doesn't have a premium hotel industry (they mainly target low budget european tourists). For example, Morocco is a much more suitable country, and already sustains many No...

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by euroflyer
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Welcome to 'Cattle Class'
Replies: 114
Views: 21514

Re: Welcome to 'Cattle Class'

No airline will ever propose such product to is customers. And not even talking about certification of such seat... That's just bs

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by euroflyer
Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can any commercially viable route not be flown non stop after QF starts SYD-LHR direct ?
Replies: 18
Views: 2395

Re: Can any commercially viable route not be flown non stop after QF starts SYD-LHR direct ?

rw774477 wrote:
UIO-SIN 10655 nm

I highly doubt this route might be considered as economically viable

I guess CDG-NOU could be eligible

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by euroflyer
Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery: Royal Air Maroc
Replies: 25
Views: 10161

Re: New Livery: Royal Air Maroc

According to internal source on RAM facebook, looks like RAM decided to apply this livery to its whole fleet. Great news, too bad the 747 retired just a few months back

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by euroflyer
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Mauritius and Air France ground incident
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

Re: Air Mauritius and Air France ground incident

Funny how a the chunk of AF HTP remained on the MK wingtip...
Seems to be caused by the pushback maneuver, so I guess ADP responsibility ? or it is outsourced ?

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by euroflyer
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are the routes currently flown with Airbus 340 ?
Replies: 57
Views: 6087

Re: What are the routes currently flown with Airbus 340 ?

Basically Air France only has 1 remaining A343, but if you count Joon, they have 5. I notice Air Belgium charters some flight to Africa/ME for Air France or British Airways using A343

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by euroflyer
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germania ceases operations
Replies: 144
Views: 34075

Re: Germania ceases operations

I'm quite surprised that Airbus didn't plan a back-up solution for their A319 shuttle service between TLS and XFW (subcontracted to Germania). This route is crucial to operations and hundreds of employees commute everyday between the two majors sites. Procurement is usually very careful to financia...

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by euroflyer
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germania ceases operations
Replies: 144
Views: 34075

Re: Germania ceases operations

I'm quite surprised that Airbus didn't plan a back-up solution for their A319 shuttle service between TLS and XFW (subcontracted to Germania). This route is crucial to operations and hundreds of employees commute everyday between the two majors sites. Procurement is usually very careful to financial...

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by euroflyer
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB to launch flights to Paris-Vatry (XCR)
Replies: 45
Views: 7676

Re: IB to launch flights to Paris-Vatry (XCR)

They are roughly a yearly 1.2 millions Spanish visiting Disneyland, they are the 2nd largest foreign visitor origin. I guess it's not far fetched to assume that most of them come by plane, so if you plan some good partnerships with travel agencies throughout Spain (especially in cities linked to MAD...

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by euroflyer
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA kicks off family because of odor MIA-DET
Replies: 54
Views: 12447

Re: AA kicks off family because of odor MIA-DET

I remember that 2 years ago, they were news about an hotel in Switzerland that sticked posters "inviting" its jewish customers to take a shower before entering the swimming pool. They were directly targeting Haredim jews that used to stay in that hotel, because other customers complained a...

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by euroflyer
Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 340
Views: 62666

Re: French routes news thread

FromCDGtoSYD wrote:
KE is switching 903/904 from a 77W to a 747-8 during the summer months. CDG will finally get its first 747-8 !


First regular pax service indeed.
747-8F have been around CDG for many years now, and also frequent Amiri 747-8 VIP
Great news though

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by euroflyer
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight BF703 RUN-ORY
Replies: 4
Views: 1608

Re: Flight BF703 RUN-ORY

BF has pretty high density A333, with W28 and Y350 which is total of 378 seats, for a flight av. duration of 11 hours and distance of approx 10,000km
I guess it's still inside the limitations

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by euroflyer
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: International internships at Boeing & Airbus
Replies: 5
Views: 1995

Re: International internships at Boeing & Airbus

What I know is we have a lot of international students doing an internship or apprenticeship at AIB, a lot more of indians for some years now. Most of them are following courses in Toulouse schools though

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by euroflyer
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Longitidunal axis CoG on B717/A220
Replies: 12
Views: 2090

Re: Longitidunal axis CoG on B717/A220

Some quick calculations to add to the discussion (correct if totally wrong). Lets say a passenger and seat weighs 100 kg in average. That weight is on average 0.3 meters from the center line. plane has 30 rows. That gives an extra moment of: 0.3*100*30 = 900 kgm. An A220 has a wingspan of 35 meters...

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by euroflyer
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Longitidunal axis CoG on B717/A220
Replies: 12
Views: 2090

Re: Longitidunal axis CoG on B717/A220

From this cabin cross section of B717, looks like the 3rd seat is pretty much out of the centerline though...

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by euroflyer
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Longitidunal axis CoG on B717/A220
Replies: 12
Views: 2090

Longitidunal axis CoG on B717/A220

Hello, Maybe it's a silly question and has been discussed before, but I always wondered how the center of gravity is balanced on single aisle A/C with 5 seats abreast (such as B717 or A220). My question is primarily focused on the longitudinal axis since one side of the aircraft is having approx 20%...

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by euroflyer
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Algerian Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 106
Views: 10195

Re: Algerian Aviation Thread

Considering these figures, it show that ALG-PAR routes (ORY+CDG) represents roughly 10% of the entire number of pax of whole Algeria, that's a huge dependancy ratio just for 1 city

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by euroflyer
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Source: Wow to End Los Angeles and DEL/SFO/YVR/MCO in January 2019
Replies: 66
Views: 10597

Re: Source: Wow to End Los Angeles and Delhi in January 2019

DL747400 wrote:

Anyone who books a new reservation on WOW at this point must be crazy.


Yeah, wouldn't like to find myself like Primera pax... eventhough there're giving away CDG-EWR at 200€ return

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by euroflyer
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Source: Wow to End Los Angeles and DEL/SFO/YVR/MCO in January 2019
Replies: 66
Views: 10597

Re: Source: Wow to End Los Angeles and Delhi in January 2019

Btw, they're having a huge -50% OFF ticket sales if you book a flight this winter. I've tried it from CDG to US/Canada, I guess it should be the case for other routes

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by euroflyer
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc reveals cabin refresh on new 787-9
Replies: 21
Views: 5308

Re: Royal Air Maroc reveals cabin refresh on new 787-9

This is a peaceful and classy ambiance,even though the colors are not directly related to the livery or national flag of Morocco. I find this cabin more modern than the one on their 787-8. They chose to go 1-2-1 on business (which is a smart move) whereas the 787-8 are 2-2-2 with the central seats b...

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by euroflyer
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rwandair to start direct flight to USA
Replies: 20
Views: 5535

Re: Rwandair to start direct flight to USA

Did they get the FAA approval already ?

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by euroflyer
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 247
Views: 33443

Re: First Lufthansa A380 in New Livery Rolled Out

Airplane livery painting is quoted according to its level of complexity, which includes number of colors, type of painting and finish (mica, varnish, pearly...), handmade items, location of logos etc... While I find LH livery boring, I can understand that these new adjustments can save costs by seve...

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by euroflyer
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member
Replies: 141
Views: 35506

Re: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member

Do you think BA and IB are premium airlines? They are low cost at the back whilt AT is still a full service airline in Y. Nobody cares about getting a tasteless meal on a 2 hours flight when this transforms into an 10 hours journey with an unscheduled stop in the middle of nowhere. Or when costumer...

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by euroflyer
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: La Compagnie to launch 5 weekly Nice-Newark for summer 2019 - Le Figaro
Replies: 13
Views: 3620

Re: La Compagnie to launch 5 weekly Nice-Newark for summer 2019 - Le Figaro

NCE alone is not sufficient to support such a route, but don't forget that there are around 5 million people living within 2hr drive from NCE (that's considering only the french area)

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by euroflyer
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake
Replies: 47
Views: 13181

Re: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake

An interesting and detailed report summary has been released on AvH http://avherald.com/h?article=4c0febbf&opt=0 The most disturbing is that the captain saw the mistake on the FMS, tried to correct it but actually entered back the same incorrect data... Also, the only reaction the crew had duri...

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by euroflyer
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake
Replies: 47
Views: 13181

Re: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake

Imagine an aborted take off... Seriously, they probably had a ton of runway in front of them since they rotated early and fortunately they were able reach an airspeed the support controlled flight before they had a really bad day. Once you reach VR I would suspect that it's go time even if your VR ...

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by euroflyer
Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake
Replies: 47
Views: 13181

Re: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake

An interesting and detailed report summary has been released on AvH http://avherald.com/h?article=4c0febbf&opt=0 The most disturbing is that the captain saw the mistake on the FMS, tried to correct it but actually entered back the same incorrect data... Also, the only reaction the crew had durin...

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by euroflyer
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Austral and Air France B77W’s making daily trips to NBO
Replies: 3
Views: 1098

Re: Air Austral and Air France B77W’s making daily trips to NBO

Same situation for some flights out of DZA which is also a french departement

Well, I guess most of the pax should be please to know there're having a stop at NBO. If it's daytime, you can do a little bit of air safari for free:-)

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by euroflyer
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India 787 collided with building at ARN
Replies: 79
Views: 18467

Re: Air India 787 collided with building at ARN

For how often this happens in the industry, I think airliners should have proximity sensors installed on all the tips (nose, elevators, vertical stabilizer, wingtips, jet cowling and nosegear). Considering the birds cost hundreds of millions of dollars and on the other hand, there are proximity sen...

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by euroflyer
Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake
Replies: 47
Views: 13181

Re: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake

gokmengs wrote:
Can anyone share the avherald link to this incident please? Thanks


Doesn't seem to be published yet...

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by euroflyer
Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake
Replies: 47
Views: 13181

Re: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake

I can understand that during a nighttime t/o you could not feel the lift off, but how can you not notice that your climb rate is still not positive 13 seconds after rotation ??

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by euroflyer
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery: Royal Air Maroc
Replies: 25
Views: 10161

Re: New Livery: Royal Air Maroc

JesseCasserly wrote:
Looks like a carrot on the belly of the aircraft!


Haha, that's true. Watermelon, carrots...this is a very healthy livery !

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by euroflyer
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP receives first A330Neo
Replies: 78
Views: 18671

Re: TAP receives first A330Neo

CarbonFibre wrote:
They need to add the new "Air" titles to the fuselage...


I don't think so, it will stay as is. Although the official name to TAP is TAP Air Portugal since 2017, I don't think any aircraft in their fleet has the full version titles

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by euroflyer
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Says Airlines Forcing Families Apart to Charge More Fees
Replies: 49
Views: 7072

Re: UK Says Airlines Forcing Families Apart to Charge More Fees

This is very serious. We are of course used to see companies using your personal information to target their sales, but this is a whole new level. A company is voluntarily acting in a distinct way to weaken your situation and increase the likelihood of selling extra. This is basically the same as a ...

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by euroflyer
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP receives first A330Neo
Replies: 78
Views: 18671

Re: TAP receives first A330Neo

I'm a bit confused between CS-TUA and CS-TUB. It seems that both frames used to wear the "First to fly" sticker... Am I right ? CS-TUA was a test frame and needs to be refurbished and reconfigured before delivery. CS-TUB is the second frame built for TAP but the first to be delivered. It ...

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by euroflyer
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP receives first A330Neo
Replies: 78
Views: 18671

Re: TAP receives first A330Neo

I'm a bit confused between CS-TUA and CS-TUB. It seems that both frames used to wear the "First to fly" sticker... Am I right ?

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by euroflyer
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery: Royal Air Maroc
Replies: 25
Views: 10161

Re: New Livery: Royal Air Maroc

Can't wait to have a front view of the aircraft, it will appear much smoother with the white part ahead and the colored rear

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