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by Dan23
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 540
Views: 114838

Re: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

I don't see a 787-10 order anytime soon as firstly they ordered a bunch of A321XLRs, which does a similar job but will be better on thinner routes (which qantas seemed to be more focused on since the dreamliner came into service) and the other fact that they have only accepted 787s from Everett whi...

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by Dan23
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019
Replies: 692
Views: 113444

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

scbriml wrote:
Any idea when it's scheduled to arrive at LHR from LAX?

1820 local on Wednesday:

QF6027 12/11 LAX 2340 : 1820 LHR 13/11

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by Dan23
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 36869

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019

Ishrion wrote:
When is the LHR-SYD test flight going to be operated?

Local times from QF website:
QF6027 12/11 LAX 2340 : 1820 LHR 13/11 (11:40 flight time)
QF7879 14/11 LHR 0600 : 1145 SYD 15/11 (18:45 flight time)

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by Dan23
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 780
Views: 178457

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Prior to delivery Qantas 789 VH-ZNJ had a performance test flight after engineers discovered a problem with the carpet https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EI0TJrjU4AUUPcc?format=jpg&name=large https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/1192630539200557056?s=21 Sounds from the audio like the carpet issue was ...

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by Dan23
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 36869

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019

RyanairGuru wrote:
I saw that ZNA was operating SYD-BNE today, and it looks like it did BNE-PER-BNE yesterday. Is this related to 737 issues?

No one BNE-PER-BNE trip on Fridays and one BNE-SYD-BNE trip on Saturdays are currently scheduled 787 services. Keeps one bird busy in between QF55/56 services.

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by Dan23
Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2019
Replies: 416
Views: 60644

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2019

qf789 wrote:
Last nights QF9 PER-LHR got cancelled, aircraft taxied out but never departed and returned to the gate

Wednesdays QF10 also did not leave London (VH-ZND)

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by Dan23
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2019
Replies: 416
Views: 60644

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2019

Some links to photos and videos of VH-OJU arriving at Moses Lake (including water cannon) and being handed over to Rolls Royce: https://twitter.com/DWHonan/status/1184331128372465664 https://twitter.com/timjue/status/1184231461706010624 https://twitter.com/timjue/status/1184185399951806464 https://t...

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by Dan23
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019
Replies: 692
Views: 113444

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

Pyrex wrote:
Does this mean these will be Charleston-built birds? Would make more sense, to minimize empty legs.

No all three will be Everett built 787's (LN921, 929 and 941).

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by Dan23
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 471
Views: 73636

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Yes QR900 held for around an hour to the west of Perth then diverted to Adelaide.

QZ470 also went to KGI.

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by Dan23
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 471
Views: 73636

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019

QF97 (VH-ZNC) and QF29 (VH-QPI) have left on time.
QF127 is being operated by VH-OEE today (presumably to pick up slack from yesterdays cancellation?).

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by Dan23
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019
Replies: 327
Views: 71012

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019

A copy of the list can be found here.

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by Dan23
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 68585

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Singapore Airlines to operate A350-900 Regional on 1 of 4 daily Perth flights from the 3rd of June (03/06/19). SQ213 SIN0740 - 1250PER A359 D SQ226 PER1405 - 1935SIN A359 D So at least initially once this change occurs the four daily SIN-PER-SIN rotations will each be operated by a different aircra...

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by Dan23
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 601
Views: 77161

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019

A couple of observations at SYD this afternoon (Thursday): 1. A QF 744 is docked at T3 preparing to operate a domestic sector. I'm assuming this is make a bit of extra cash as it positions to MEL (as has happened a few times of late). So my question is what is the international sector is it due to ...

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by Dan23
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 780
Views: 178457

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Benny9900 wrote:
Is it only me or anybody else see ETIHAD B787 order disappeared from the spreadsheets ??? :shock: :shock: :shock:

They are all still there. There is just a filter currently set on the '787 Current Production' tab to only show Everett built aircraft which is what you may be seeing.

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by Dan23
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75772

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

VH-OEH is positioning from SYD-MEL as QF6004 to cover tonights QF49/50 to SFO. There are also 744's scheduled for QF29/30 to HKG on Sunday and Monday.

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by Dan23
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75772

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Also tonight's QF9 is running about 5 hours late, and tomorrow's will be 5 hours late as well due to the delays incurred last night Tonight ZND seems to be out of service (planned or otherwise). Arrived in Melbourne from LAX this morning but could not operate QF9 so the flight was delayed until ZNE...

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by Dan23
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 320
Views: 47824

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2018

VH-ZNH is flying the first QF29 MEL-HKG operated by 787-9 this morning.

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by Dan23
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 48073

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

I have information from another source that, either in addition to or in spite of (not sure which) the info on The Qantas Source, ZNB had a pressurisation issue due to a faulty cargo door seal. It looks like Tuesday's QF10 will depart at 0800 BST on Wednesday, and Wednesday's QF10 will depart at 16...

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by Dan23
Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 48073

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

It is unrelated to the weather events over the past day or so. The inbound QF16 arriving in BNE was a 744 and by the looks of it, it came at the expense of a QF55/56 rotation. The 789 that became available operated a QF94/93 rotation. A388's VH-OQB has been on the ground at LAX since Thursday, so p...

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by Dan23
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 311395

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Delivery ceremony for first Juneyao 789 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DphX5GWVsAAf5I-.jpg https://twitter.com/ChinaAvReview/status/1051687173970219008 Please can anyone provide me with the Juneyao Airlines flight number for the delivery flight from PAE-PVG on October 19th 2018. Thanks It was DKH787.

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by Dan23
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 48073

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

It looks like the delivery of ZNG has been pushed back 7 days, though this is subject to change https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FH3Y2-vRUgojntPkCSJI5Pd-15rsJ1a0SFCRaT-iqgo/edit#gid=19 Going by the schedules it doesnt look like ZNG is required for international service until 1st December so ...

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by Dan23
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Current Qantas 747 schedule at LAX
Replies: 4
Views: 1543

Re: Current Qantas 747 schedule at LAX

QF currently operates a 1pw QF11/12 SYD-LAX-SYD and adhoc QF15/16/55/56 services BNE-LAX-BNE. For November QF will use 744's on the following services to/from LAX (there may be some others I've missed): QF55 BNE-LAX operated by 744 on 12/11, 14/11, 17/11, 19/11, 21/11, 26/11 and 28/11 QF56 LAX-BNE o...

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by Dan23
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 48073

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

Some issues for the Perth Airport rail link Sink holes are starting to open up along the project, which isnt a good thing when it will be tunnelling under the main runway and under T3/T4 https://www.perthnow.com.au/news/transport/safety-fears-cost-blowouts-on-perth-airport-tunnel-metronet-project-n...

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by Dan23
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 48073

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

Looks like first flight for VH-ZNG has been pushed back to Saturday the 10th, delivery was estimated to be the 13th which obviously wont happen https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FH3Y2-vRUgojntPkCSJI5Pd-15rsJ1a0SFCRaT-iqgo/edit#gid=19 It may not be that long...ZNG was out for a taxi test on Tu...

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by Dan23
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018
Replies: 338
Views: 48073

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2018

This seems to have either been missed or not announced, Scoot has increased PER to 9 weekly as of this week Certainly interesting considering they went to a split schedule between the 788 and 789. Are the increased services on the 788? Also good to see quite a significant increase in capacity to Si...

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by Dan23
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 96440

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

https://twitter.com/JenSchuld/status/10 ... 5524682752

ZNH is also outside on the flightline.
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VH-ZNG fully painted at the fuel dock (peeking out from behind the 767 tankers):

Image
https://twitter.com/JenSchuld/status/10 ... 5524682752

ZNH is also outside on the flightline.

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by Dan23
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 deferred production cost watch
Replies: 193
Views: 31898

Re: Boeing 787 deferred production cost watch

It might be a number of years from now but its going to be quite a day here on A.net when the deferred costs reach zero. That will be one thread worth a read :cloudnine:

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by Dan23
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 49269

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

Not sure if this all these have been posted before but there are some aircraft swaps on various Qantas USA services in November: QF55 BNE-LAX operated by 744 on 12/11, 14/11, 17/11, 19/11, 21/11, 26/11 and 28/11 QF56 LAX-BNE operated by 744 on 12/11, 15/11, 17/11, 19/11, 24/11, 26/11 and 29/11 QF55/...

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by Dan23
Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Gap in the windows on 787s, why?
Replies: 8
Views: 3669

Re: Gap in the windows on 787s, why?

The gap is where the join between the fuselage barrel sections is located. There is also one forward of the wings.


Edit: Photo of the location of the rear fuselage join on a 787-10:

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by Dan23
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 49269

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

Wednesday's QF50 SFO-MEL (VH-ZNC) didnt leave SFO and is now scheduled to depart at 2000 local on Thursday as QF50D, nearly 22 hours behind schedule. As a result QF9 today has been cancelled. Is this just the PER-MEL-PER legs of QF10/QF9 cancelled with tonight's QF9 still operating the PER-LHR sect...

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by Dan23
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 49269

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

Wednesday's QF50 SFO-MEL (VH-ZNC) didnt leave SFO and is now scheduled to depart at 2000 local on Thursday as QF50D, nearly 22 hours behind schedule. As a result QF9 today has been cancelled.

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by Dan23
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 68989

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

There appears to be an issue with VH-ZNF in London. QF10 (2SEP) has not left LHR yet. QF website is showing current expected arrival in PER of 0630 on Tuesday and todays QF10 PER-MEL as cancelled.

ZND is flying QF485 MEL-PER now. This afternoons QF9 MEL-PER is still scheduled to be operated by A330.

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by Dan23
Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 96440

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

VH-ZNF has been put into service as QF634 MEL-BNE tonight. Both OJU and OJT are at LAX today, as there was no QF16. My guess is one of them will be withdrawn today Both lived to fly another day! OJT returned as Mondays QF16 (but is now headed back to LAX) and OJU is on the way to Sydney as Tuesdays ...

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by Dan23
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 70058

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Todays QF7 VH-OQA looks to be returning to Sydney. Turned around about 50 minutes out.

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by Dan23
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 70058

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Sad for the queen, even if not today then soon. I flew on VH-OJT in the spring of 2014 LAX-BNE - and what a fine ride it was. I agree. Call me crazy but OJT was the one 744 I was hoping to fly on before retirement but it looks like its not to be. Had a couple of close calls in the past including bo...

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by Dan23
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 70058

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

VH-OJT also just landed at LAX. She was rumoured to be the next 744 retired so -OJU may be sticking around to cover todays QF11/12 and/or QF16.

Or it could be none of the above :) We'll soon find out.

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by Dan23
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 311395

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

B-1216 is on the a.net database engine-less and fully painted in standard Air China c/s. So it rules that one out.

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by Dan23
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 64281

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

ZNE will operate its first international revenue service this afternoon as QF9 to PER/LHR. ZNA, arriving this morning as QF96, will take over the domestic runs which are, of course, related to training/familiarisation for the flight and ground crews. Has this been changed to tomorrow now? ZNE has a...

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by Dan23
Wed May 30, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 48073

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

Is this the first schedule disruption/substitution to QF 9/10? As far as other types filling in, yes I believe it is. No cancellations and no services have been more than an hour or two late so far. The flying schedule amongst the four 787's tends to chop and change a bit but without internal info ...

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by Dan23
Wed May 30, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 48073

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

-VZB is now returning to MEL completing the delayed QF10

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by Dan23
Wed May 30, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 48073

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

VH-VZB (737-838) is operating the MEL-PER leg of QF9 today. Looks as though -ZNA will turn around at PER and return to LHR tonight.

It appears -ZNC may be u/s in Melbourne as QF400 (which she was scheduled to operate) was cancelled this morning. Can anyone confirm?

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by Dan23
Fri May 18, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 96440

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzQRqwXvksI
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Video of VH-EBN landing at Brisbane in the new scheme:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzQRqwXvksI

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by Dan23
Wed May 09, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018
Replies: 425
Views: 48073

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2018

QF574 PER-SYD returned to PER this morning (takeoff 0522 and landing 0541) after they apparently could not retract the gear. The aircraft involved was -EBQ and the flight has been resumed with 738 -VZL.

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by Dan23
Thu May 03, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas orders additional 787s, sets 747 retirement date
Replies: 137
Views: 26271

Re: Qantas orders additional 787s, sets 747 retirement date

I recall Qantas let a 787 option expire, then they exercise these 6 options. How many more options do they have and what are the expiration dates? They had 15 Options and 30 Purchase Rights, so they have exercised 14 of those options which should leave 1 more plus the 30 rights. Qantas originally h...

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by Dan23
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018
Replies: 643
Views: 58582

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2018

According to FR24 the airborne time for QF9 last night (ZND) was 16:45. According to Flightaware the block time was 17:03 and airborne time 16:29. There is some variation in the info available.

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by Dan23
Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71974

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

Don't forget that Britain, tonight, goes forward an hour! So the eta is 04:24BST against the 05:10 Scheduled. Impressive. Pitty that i can't find it on FR24. They are out of direct FR24 range now with the position being estimated. Do you have the estimations setting turned on? QF9 has leveled off a...

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by Dan23
Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71974

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

qf789 wrote:
QF9 has leveled off an initial altitude of FL300

No still climbing through FL325 for FL340.

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by Dan23
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71974

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

Info from a mate suggests planned TOW is 251.6t with expected burn of 92.2t.

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by Dan23
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71974

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

Looks like it will VH-ZNB coming over to PER as QF777 as backup for VH-ZND operating QF9.

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