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by ZKNCI
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 260
Views: 31214

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - August 2019

Close up exterior view of the former ZK-NZC, the last surviving NZ DC-8. Last registered as PP-TPC and sitting in Manaus, Brazil, since 2005 https://www.facebook.com/bringourbirdshome/videos/480317309465935/ Unfortunately stripped on the inside, but looks otherwise pretty good for sitting outdoors f...

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by ZKNCI
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread -July 2019
Replies: 278
Views: 33093

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread -July 2019

After looking on flightrader24 I noticed a Jetstar Dash8-Q300 At Nelson Airport But on Wikipedia it says that Jetstar Have no Dash8s . Does anyone know how many they have in there fleet Jetstar itself has no Dash 8s, but Eastern Australia Airlines fly five Dash 8-300s in Jetstar colours on NZ regio...

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by ZKNCI
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 290
Views: 28862

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - June 2019

About time the Hercs have a successor! Guess you have to replace a Herc with a Herc, the low-risk option on a tight budget. Both 727 and 757 are ex-commercial aircraft. By memory, the 757 are ex, Air Canada. Given, the fleet size, 2. The fact they have very little to cart around.. I'm sensing a narr...

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by ZKNCI
Mon May 20, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help me buy for my new museum
Replies: 23
Views: 1904

Re: Help me buy for my new museum

I love the idea of the Convair 880. With enough money, can I get one? Do any exist? While searching on Google, I found this http://www.juliensauctions.com/auctions/2015/elvis-presley/index.html It was originally owned by Delta, and later Elvis Presley purchased it to use as his private jet. Otherwi...

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by ZKNCI
Thu May 16, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many DC-3's are still operational?
Replies: 13
Views: 1727

Re: How many DC-3's are still operational?

Three down here in NZ, all converted to DC3C-S1C3G after military service: ZK-AWP with Air Chathams. Built as C-47B-30-DK in 1945, USAAF 44-76803 then RNZAF NZ3543 and NAC ZK-AWP. This one does charters typically, but a only few years back was still on scheduled pax flights. ZK-DAK with FlyDC3. Buil...

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by ZKNCI
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 251
Views: 31424

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2019

Auckland Seaplanes DHC-2 Beaver ZK-WKA has flipped on landing in the Auckland Harbour. Pilot escaped ok, but the Beaver has sunk. This was the amphibian (-AMA is straight floats). Oddly, it looks like the wheels were down. https://i.stuff.co.nz/auckland/110956138/emergency-services-respond-to-report...

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by ZKNCI
Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest lived airline livery.
Replies: 90
Views: 12381

Re: Shortest lived airline livery.

And Air New Zealand's wavy teal colours livery (very classy) didn't last very long, did it? The Pacific Wave livery was introduced 1996. From 2006 the waves on the forward fuselage were removed from domestic and then international, although at least one of the 777s retained the waves until last yea...

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by ZKNCI
Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Finally. Singapore announces F-35 as F-16 replacement.
Replies: 18
Views: 2348

Re: Finally. Singapore announces F-35 as F-16 replacement.

I wonder if the RSAF would participate in any joint training/maintenance of the F-35s with the RAAF? I guess the established F-16/F-15 arrangements in the US may be more attractive to the RSAF to expand to include the F-35. Singapore does conduct basic flight training in Australia but nothing beyon...

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by ZKNCI
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would a B-52 passenger variant have been possible?
Replies: 95
Views: 14015

Re: Would a B-52 passenger variant have been possible?

Albeit smaller, the Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar was the passenger version of the Hudson/Ventura bomber and it certainly was not a high wing aircraft. In this case the design layout was set by the airliner role. The Hudson was a patrol/bomber derivative of the 14 Super Electra, hastily mocked up when...

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by ZKNCI
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 958
Views: 141498

Re: A400M Update

If I were forced to put money down I'd say for NZ the odds are in 1; Embraer, 2; C-2, 3; C-130, 4; A400M winning. I don't think a split buy happens, fleet is too small. Again, we're not talking about needing to land on gravel strips, which is a useless advantage for any offering here. Given this is...

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by ZKNCI
Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Sea Planes with retractable floats?
Replies: 6
Views: 2232

Re: Sea Planes with retractable floats?

Why have there not been Sea Planes designed with retractable floats. Seems like the floats would create a ton of drag. Say hello to the Blackburn B.20, a British patrol flying boat/floatplane (depends how you look at it!) which first flew in 1940. The idea was to lower the float to keep the props c...

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by ZKNCI
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Oldest flying passenger airliners
Replies: 27
Views: 5451

Re: OLdest flying passenger airliners

What about Air Chathams and their Dc-3s? Does ZK-AWP count? Not sure it does regular scheduled pax services anymore, but certainly does carry fare-paying pax on charters and scenic tour packages. 1945-build C-47B-30-DK, converted to DC-3C and then Skyliner by NAC. At any rate, the Air Chathams Conv...

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by ZKNCI
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no commercial jets airlines build with wing on the top?
Replies: 77
Views: 15125

Re: Why no commercial jets airlines build with wing on the top?

High wings either need long (heavy) landing gear from the wing, or extra fuselage structure to bear the loads from the wing box down to the fuselage mounted gear (also heavy). For the former, if it's a jet, that's a lot of space taken up by undercarriage which otherwise would be fuel or it needs an ...

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by ZKNCI
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 437
Views: 32183

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2018

Where does this leave Whenuapai? Housing? It's a large facility for a couple of 757s. Is there anything else based there still? Hercs (40sqn) and SH-2s (6sqn) are still based there, as well as the 757s (40sqn also). Ohakea would be a bit full moving 40sqn down along with 5sqn (P-3s, future P-8s), e...

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by ZKNCI
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NZ and Korea Choses P-8A
Replies: 77
Views: 8826

Re: NZ and Korea Choses P-8A

RNZAF P-8A purchase has been confirmed by cabinet today. 5sqn will receive four P-8s, commencing operations in 2023, replacing the six P-3Ks which were delivered from 1966. The squadron will move from Whenuapai to Ohakea due to runway restrictions. Also, it seems NZ will consider potentially adding ...

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by ZKNCI
Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ATR 42/72 vs. Dash-8 landing gear
Replies: 13
Views: 2466

Re: ATR 42/72 vs. Dash-8 landing gear

A question that keeps me awake at night. I see two different approaches to the landing gear in those two airliners. ATR went for "An-22 type" while Dash-8 decided to copy An-24. :stirthepot: :-D My question is why? Both planes were developed approximately at the same time, so it can't be ...

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by ZKNCI
Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Kawasaki P-2 and C-2 for New Zealand?
Replies: 61
Views: 11205

Re: Kawasaki P-2 and C-2 for New Zealand?

Ozair, You have already noticed that the armaments have become heavier and bulky over time. This is not so serious for the reality of the US military which has other rather heavier transport aircraft. For operators where the Hercules is the greatest equipment this can be a rather serious problem. T...

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by ZKNCI
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NZ and Korea Choses P-8A
Replies: 77
Views: 8826

Re: NZ and Korea Choses P-8A

But we need 5 at least, we have one of the largest SAR zones in the world, 4 won’t be enough. The Boeing P-8 isn't really primarely a SAR aircraft is it ? The RNZAF's six P-3K2s are the main SAR asset in the South Pacific and SAR is their primary role alongside fisheries. So those P-8s are just goi...

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by ZKNCI
Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2018
Replies: 588
Views: 40704

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - March 2018

Overall I'd read that as the P-8 being the clear frontrunner. He was the same guy who was scathing of the C17, due to the steep ticket price. So I find it hard to believe he would support mega expensive P-8s too. The C-17 was more capability than the NZDF reasonably needed. As much as I would have ...

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by ZKNCI
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Kawasaki C-2 news, prospects and discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 9013

Re: Kawasaki C-2 news, prospects and discussion

Can’t really see how you can replace the 757 and C130 with one type They are built for two totally different purposes C130 J and the 788 is the answer here Well, I have to say, I'm picturing the response on the Civ Av forum to the notion that the ideal 757 replacement is a military airlifter! :D It...

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by ZKNCI
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Kawasaki C-2 news, prospects and discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 9013

Re: Kawasaki C-2 news, prospects and discussion

I agree that NZ looks likely to be the first export customer for the C-2. I just can't see it effectively replacing the two 757s in the RNZAF fleet.... Cheers Bunumuring Why do you think the C-2 cannot replace the 757 in NZ service? From a capability perspective the C-2 has a longer range with the ...

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by ZKNCI
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A320 MPA as Orion / Atlantic Replacement, France , Germany
Replies: 174
Views: 21141

Re: A320 MPA as Orion / Atlantic Replacement, France , Germany

Hey guys, NZ is kind of looking for P-3K Orion replacements, with some kind of offer/approach for P-8 Poseidons on the table and speculation over a possible Japanese P-1/C-2 joint purchase .... Perhaps an A320MPA offer has/will be made to NZ? With Air NZ's expanding A32X fleet of ceos and neos, an ...

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by ZKNCI
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: One type airlines
Replies: 33
Views: 4002

Re: One type airlines

Rex (Regional Express - Australia): 53 Saab 340s

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by ZKNCI
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Embraer KC-390 prospects
Replies: 190
Views: 39725

Re: Embraer KC-390 prospects

The C-130J can lift more by weight, lift more by volume, fly further, land on a shorter runway and then takeoff from a shorter runway. All on the one mission. It can even loose an engine due to enemy fire and still get the job done. The KC-390 will be a very hard sell. Low end militaries will go us...

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by ZKNCI
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2018
Replies: 366
Views: 28823

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - January 2018

One of the two additional Saab 340s for Air Chathams is due into AKL about 1730 today from HIR. Yesterday it was GUM-HIR. N135GU (s/n 340A-135) was originally delivered to Finnaviation as OH-FAD. ZK-KRA (s/n 340A-065) was also delivered to Finnaviation as OH-FAA and both were with SprintAir until 2...

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by ZKNCI
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2017
Replies: 263
Views: 26592

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2017

Oh for sea planes over twin islanders.... it's okay to dream about twin otters isn't it? Imagine the day when you could land at Tryphena again - and direct from Auckland harbour! Here's to the Twin Otter dream! :highfive: For some reason, however, the Twin Otter just never seems to have gained trac...

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by ZKNCI
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2017
Replies: 263
Views: 26592

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - December 2017

Hi All can somebody help me with the registration of this aircraft: http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/001371005.html I tried to find it, but without airline/operator it is difficult, I assume it is a Beech, and it looks like "Starship" on the tail? Cheers micha ZK-SSH I think? Ye...

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by ZKNCI
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex Air NZ DC8 Recovery Operation from The Amazon
Replies: 17
Views: 5990

Re: Ex Air NZ DC8 Recovery Operation from The Amazon

Progress! Looks like ZK-NZC is close to coming home! :D :hyper: Infraero has apparently accepted the offer and wants to sell the DC-8. Looking forward to seeing this one polished-up! https://www.facebook.com/bringourbirdshome/photos/a.1446210925402739.1073741828.1446206205403211/1731412900215872/?ty...

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by ZKNCI
Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naming Specific Routes
Replies: 75
Views: 9415

Re: Naming Specific Routes

NZ's Coral route Is this New Zealand to North America? It's an old island-hopper route across the Pacific operated by TEAL (Tasman Empire Airways Ltd), Auckland to Papeete via Fiji, Samoa and the Cook Islands using Short Solent flying boats. The last flight was 15 Sept 1960, with the aircraft which...

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by ZKNCI
Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex Air NZ DC8 Recovery Operation from The Amazon
Replies: 17
Views: 5990

Re: Ex Air NZ DC8 Recovery Operation from The Amazon

Love to see ZK-NQC come home too. Flew on her not too long before she departed on a replacement flight for NZ. Never flew NZC only NZD. So does this mean they will de-assemble ZK-NZC and put her on a ship and then reassemble when back in NZ? Can't imagine those engines will spool up again after 10 ...

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by ZKNCI
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex Air NZ DC8 Recovery Operation from The Amazon
Replies: 17
Views: 5990

Re: Ex Air NZ DC8 Recovery Operation from The Amazon

hopefully there will be full video, including video of the flight from inside the cabin. They have videos of what has been done so far on the Facebook page and intend to document and record the entire journey, so it should make for some good viewing. But as for flight, I'd say this bird has had its...

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by ZKNCI
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex Air NZ DC8 Recovery Operation from The Amazon
Replies: 17
Views: 5990

Re: Ex Air NZ DC8 Recovery Operation from The Amazon

I really hope they pull this off! I've been pondering what could happen to that DC-8 for years, whether it could be saved and was really disappointed when Air NZ didn't take the chance for their 75th anniversary or when the 787-9 of the same registration was delivered. Unfortunately they don't seem ...

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by ZKNCI
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2017
Replies: 448
Views: 33108

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - October 2017

Just going back to the thread from the start of this year.... remember the talk of where the ex-Air NZ/NAC/TEAL survivors are... Just adding a bit to the count from the previous thread regarding surviving ex-Air NZ/TEAL aircraft in case anyone else is interested. It looks like DC-8 ZK-NZC (PP-TPC) w...

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by ZKNCI
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage - Resulting in diversions and cancellations
Replies: 147
Views: 19420

Re: Auckland Airport Fuel Shortage - Resulting in diversions and cancellations

Two: Wrong country. New Zealand doesn't do road trains -- at best they do B-doubles (so, limited to about 30T of fuel). It would take a couple of those to fill a single A380. Sadly the road infrstructure into most airports wouldn't be able to cope with the vast number of tankers that would be requi...

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by ZKNCI
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fly Baghdad CV-580
Replies: 3
Views: 862

Re: Fly Baghdad CV-580

This also happens to Air Chathams on FR24. They share the IATA code CV with Cargolux, so often FR24 shows a Cargolux Metroliner or CV-580 cruising about NZ :lol:
Then again, it could just a CV-580 thing...... :scratchchin:

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by ZKNCI
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Will anyone order the P-1?
Replies: 18
Views: 2907

Re: Will anyone order the P-1?

Even if facilities need a major overhaul to handle it, commonality with the Aussies, US and UK will likely win. Do what the Norwegian, UK and US has done. Cooperate on one overhaul/maintenance base and save on money. I would guess that Australia will be the center for P-8A maintenance/repair and ov...

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by ZKNCI
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Will anyone order the P-1?
Replies: 18
Views: 2907

Re: Will anyone order the P-1?

New Zealand seems to have been interested, have they gone the P-8 route yet? If they have the budget, then highly probable as it will be common with the RAAF. They are obtaining approval through the US government, although there is no final decision. US State Department approved the potential sale ...

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by ZKNCI
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 18208

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2017

According to Flightradar24, an Embraer KC-390 (PT-ZNJ) arrived at NZAA this evening.... NZHerald says it's heading over to Whenuapai tomorrow and is here for two nights. Unfortunately looks like it's not going to be easy to spot, but anyone know where it's parked? http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business...

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by ZKNCI
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 18208

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread - July 2017

According to Flightradar24, an Embraer KC-390 (PT-ZNJ) arrived at NZAA this evening.... NZHerald says it's heading over to Whenuapai tomorrow and is here for two nights. Unfortunately looks like it's not going to be easy to spot, but anyone know where it's parked? http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/...

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by ZKNCI
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Four British airports are among the worst 10 in the world
Replies: 53
Views: 9468

Re: Four British airports are among the worst 10 in the world

Given they rank AKL (Auckland) as 9th best in the world, it may be a lot more than just a pinch of salt needed! An airport which has refused to grow passenger, baggage and aircraft-handling infrastructure with a massive increase in flights, has removed much non-airside public space (observation deck...

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by ZKNCI
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Your Favorite Airline Have Too Many Planes On Order?
Replies: 82
Views: 11150

Re: Does Your Favorite Airline Have Too Many Planes On Order?

The thread starter showed stats that the market has over ordered.That prior to this thread seems to have been generally agreed.Yet when asking about favourite airlines they all (without exception?) are underordered according to writers here.Both can't be right -no? Overall trends are that airlines ...

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by ZKNCI
Sat May 13, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Plane in Air Force One fleet was at risk of catching fire
Replies: 5
Views: 3010

Re: Plane in Air Force One fleet was at risk of catching fire

I'm trying to work out how a maintenance mistake resulting in a fire that occurred while on the ground could some how have resulted in a mid air fire... Let's also remember this is aviation, more over its military aviation where even the most basic of component can get really expensive, really quic...

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by ZKNCI
Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Kawasaki P-2 and C-2 for New Zealand?
Replies: 61
Views: 11205

Re: Kawasaki P-2 and C-2 for New Zealand?

US Govt approves sale of 4 P-8s to NZ New Zealand – P-8A Aircraft and Associated Suppor http://www.dsca.mil/major-arms-sales/new-zealand-p-8a-aircraft-and-associated-support = Local media are picking up on that, but saying it's not firm. Wouldn't be surprised if it goes ahead, given the RAAF has P-...

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by ZKNCI
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2017)
Replies: 188
Views: 43348

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2017)

Final NZ 763 service 31/03 NZ108 SYD 1850 AKL 2359. Brings down the curtain on 31.5 years of 767 service September 1985 March 2017. Not sure exactly how many 767's NZ operated, 21/22 I think. 14 at its peak 4 762's 10 763's 2000/04. Of the longer-term fleet members, I get nine -200ERs (ZK-NBA to -N...

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by ZKNCI
Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation - March 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 20909

Re: New Zealand Aviation - March 2017

Looks like ZK-NCG may have retired already, can anyone confirm? FR24 shows it hasn't flown since Saturday's NZ126 and I'm pretty sure I saw its fin going into the hangar when out there on Sunday. Not long left for ZK-NCI either. Going to miss the big winglets, blue fins and 2-3-2 seating. And the 76...

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by ZKNCI
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 287
Views: 21251

Re: New Zealand Aviation - February 2017

Any light rail running on city streets will be fully separated from other traffic (not "grade" separated, note) by barriers which will prevent any vehicle-LR conflicts. Except, that is, at key intersections where stops will be located. Most of Dominion Road's side streets will operate on ...

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by ZKNCI
Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Classic airliners soon to be retired. What will be missed and what won't?
Replies: 28
Views: 6198

Re: Classic airliners soon to be retired. What will be missed and what won't?

Don't anyone forget the Fokkers - plenty of F-70 and F-100 still hauling pax around as well as a number of Saab 340 and 2000 aircraft.Believe there is still a Convair 580 still flying in New Zealand...... Hope still lives.................. :twocents: Air Chathams in NZ currently has four CV580 regi...

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by ZKNCI
Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation - February 2017
Replies: 287
Views: 21251

Re: New Zealand Aviation - February 2017

If it was my money I'd double track from Onehanga to AKL then on to Manukau Station, this would open up rail to the airport from the South, with some smart planning rail to AKL from Hamilton and Tauranga could be developed. I hate th idea of trams running with normal traffic, it messes up traffic i...

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by ZKNCI
Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Will single engine designs be viable in the future?
Replies: 33
Views: 3531

Re: Will single engine designs be viable in the future?

The Lear Fan comes to mind. I seem to remember a two turbo shaft single prop tractor design for a single pilot transport airplane sized well above the Caravan. No luck refinding that on short notice. Are you thinking of the Ayres LM200 Loadmaster? https://aviationdoctor.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/...

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by ZKNCI
Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 185
Replies: 263
Views: 23196

Re: New Zealand Aviation Thread 185

The L-188s are doing better; ZK-TEB still exists as a firefighter (C-FIJX) with Buffalo Airways and ZK-CLX in the same role as C-GHZI with Air Spray Looks like the nose of the former ZK-TEA is at Ferrymead Museum. Anyone know why it was changed form ZK-BMQ to ZK-TEB? The three initial L188s were to...

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