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by BSRadar
Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Pax: No Legroom Almost Killed Him
Replies: 79
Views: 17161

RE: Air Canada Pax: No Legroom Almost Killed Him

Surely the only equitable solution (in the fair and impartial sense) is to set a minimum seat pitch across the airline industry. Let that become the industry standard and therefore let the airlines compete (i.e. pare down?) in other areas. I suggest a reasonable minimum of 31" (though at 6' 2", I'd ...

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by BSRadar
Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All-female Air Crew Flies Into Saudi Arabia
Replies: 60
Views: 15709

RE: All-female Air Crew Flies Into Saudi Arabia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>I'm sure that someone will be able...

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by BSRadar
Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: People Really Hate Being Seated Next To Us?!
Replies: 44
Views: 17058

RE: People Really Hate Being Seated Next To Us?!

I was that guy with Steam Locomotives (British Rail + pre-grouping) until they all started to disappear late 60's. (Preserved locos are great but not the same as when working and grimy.) Ornithology emerged to replace, then aviation, then lepidoptery, then mycology, then cetaceans. Therefore I find ...

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by BSRadar
Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 LAS
Replies: 125
Views: 26648

RE: BA 777 LAS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/iahcsr" class="quote" target="_blank">iahcsr</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>Actually my first (and only) language is Eng...

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by BSRadar
Mon Jan 25, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intentional Three-Engine Takeoffs?
Replies: 42
Views: 14582

RE: Intentional Three-Engine Takeoffs?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rwessel" class="quote" target="_blank">rwessel</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>IIRC, the Trident 3B could do takeoffs wit...

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by BSRadar
Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 45 Year Old Active 747 Gets A New Paintjob
Replies: 33
Views: 20035

RE: 45 Year Old Active 747 Gets A New Paintjob

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/trnswrld" class="quote" target="_blank">trnswrld</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>She looks great for her age. Could pass as...

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by BSRadar
Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Higher Altitudes More Common On 787/A350?
Replies: 28
Views: 15218

RE: Higher Altitudes More Common On 787/A350?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/prebennorholm" class="quote" target="_blank">prebennorholm</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Huh, let me refresh your memor...

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by BSRadar
Sat Oct 17, 2015 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Higher Altitudes More Common On 787/A350?
Replies: 28
Views: 15218

RE: Higher Altitudes More Common On 787/A350?

I can't comment on the B787 or A350 - I've never flown on either or indeed followed them on FlightRadar or similar. At risk of being called yet another B757 fanboy - I don't need to remind the reader of the aircraft's famed rate of climb. In the early-ish 1980's I was a regular on the <acronym title...

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by BSRadar
Tue Sep 29, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: J4 (Buffalo Airways) Accident At YWJ
Replies: 45
Views: 10691

RE: J4 (Buffalo Airways) Accident At YWJ

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/longhauler" class="quote" target="_blank">longhauler</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>No one is bashing Buffalo here. Alth...

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by BSRadar
Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Face To Face Flying, More Seats On Budget Airlines
Replies: 44
Views: 11858

RE: Face To Face Flying, More Seats On Budget Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Gazdon121" class="quote" target="_blank">Gazdon121</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Back in the day some of <acronym ...

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by BSRadar
Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did US Carriers End Domestic Free Meals In Y?
Replies: 60
Views: 9086

RE: When Did US Carriers End Domestic Free Meals In Y?

This topic seems to have "leaked" over the border into Canada, and even downunder with <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> - so here goes a FWIW. As of last September, Canadian North was providing an excellent on-board cooked breakfast. Going to Yellowknife with my wife to try and catch...

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by BSRadar
Sat Feb 21, 2015 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic 5 Years From Today?
Replies: 57
Views: 14681

RE: Virgin Atlantic 5 Years From Today?

I think that if Delta have any sense then Virgin Atlantic will be around for a long time. Conventional marketing wisdom had it (when I worked for US multinational in 80's) that a hugely valuable, extremely competitive market was better exploited by having 2 or more high-profile products than one meg...

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by BSRadar
Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBC Article Crystal Ball Gazing
Replies: 0
Views: 1230

BBC Article Crystal Ball Gazing

Maybe some of you will find this BBC article interesting. <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-30915666" target="_blank">http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-30915666</a> I expect there may be as many gainsayers on here at A.Net as there are supporters of the BBC journalist. There are many area...

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by BSRadar
Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why UK Is So Addicted To Heathrow?
Replies: 106
Views: 18616

RE: Why UK Is So Addicted To Heathrow?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SelseyBill" class="quote" target="_blank">SelseyBill</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>I lifted those 'metro-area' populati...

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by BSRadar
Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why UK Is So Addicted To Heathrow?
Replies: 106
Views: 18616

Why UK Is So Addicted To Heathrow?

The "Heathrow Addiction" as postulated by the OP is a far from wilful addiction. The "Londoncentric" nature of the UK is a hotchpotch of history, downright favouritism, lazy government, pathetic planning, regional neglect etc etc - so nothing new there - we've lived with it for aeons. Now, there's a...

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by BSRadar
Wed Jan 28, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 747 Retirement
Replies: 38
Views: 19950

RE: British Airways 747 Retirement

Let's have a bit of fun speculating what the recent news from across the Irish Sea might have on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> fleet planning. Speculation in this particular thread obviously relates to <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>. Excited speculation from other thre...

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by BSRadar
Sun Jan 04, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Using Nicknames On Their Planes
Replies: 61
Views: 10384

RE: Airlines Using Nicknames On Their Planes

Referring back to the OP's observations on plane's nicknames. The BAe 146 was known at <acronym title="Pisa - San Giusto / Galileo Galilei (PSA / LIRP), Italy">PSA</acronym> as the "Smileliner". I seem to remember that BAe and McD (or a DC9 operator) were involved in a spat about the use of the term...

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by BSRadar
Tue Dec 30, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ARJ21 Gets Type Certificate
Replies: 20
Views: 5461

RE: ARJ21 Gets Type Certificate

<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="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I didn't know that. Quite funny for a derivative...

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by BSRadar
Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Government 757 Mx Problems Continue
Replies: 32
Views: 10353

RE: US Government 757 Mx Problems Continue

Time for a 757 replacement - an A321NEO-LR for sure. If asked nicely, I'm sure Airbus will cut a neat deal.

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by BSRadar
Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour : KLM Could Leave Air France
Replies: 85
Views: 28408

RE: Rumour : KLM Could Leave Air France

I've "lurked" this thread and I was waiting to see how long it would take for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> to appear in discussion (post #30 - perhaps a little later than expected). However, first things first, and if as suggested earlier that the institutions, trusts and Dutch gove...

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by BSRadar
Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rock N Roll Music Boeing & Airbus Planes
Replies: 39
Views: 4926

RE: Rock N Roll Music Boeing & Airbus Planes

The first reference to a B747 I heard in song was by Tom Paxton in 1972 - "I lost my love on a 747, halfway to heaven, passing over Des Moines". It's on the album "Peace Will Come" Here's the amusing lyrics: <a href="http://www.mydfz.com/Paxton/lyrics/ilmh.htm" target="_blank">http://www.mydfz.com/P...

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by BSRadar
Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African Airways To Buy New Planes
Replies: 95
Views: 30595

RE: South African Airways To Buy New Planes

An A346NEO would have fitted the bill! Capacity passenger & belly , Hot & High + no ETOPS.

We can only dream of the beautiful creature: long slender body, 4 engines, lovely curved upswept wings, and the SA tail livery.

Drool....

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by BSRadar
Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ''How To Not Be Scared Of The Airplane Toilet''
Replies: 24
Views: 12542

RE: ''How To Not Be Scared Of The Airplane Toilet''

The Loophobistas should maybe acquaint and possibly re-assure themselves by listening to "The Jobbie Wheecha". The Big Yin - Billie Connolly - the much-travelled Scottish comedian, raconteur, singer etc., has his own take on aircraft lav management and systems. There are various recorded versions ar...

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by BSRadar
Sun Jun 08, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India 77W Damaged At EWR
Replies: 47
Views: 27642

RE: Air India 77W Damaged At EWR

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PHX787" class="quote" target="_blank">PHX787</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>Quoting scbriml (Reply 16): Seriously? You n...

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by BSRadar
Fri May 09, 2014 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manston Could Close
Replies: 105
Views: 18041

RE: Manston Could Close

Manstonians - who can help me with INVICTA registrations from Manston in 1967 please? Is there an Invicta Airways flight log in existence perhaps? 1st Reg. Request: Manston > Prepignan - What was the registration of my 1st-ever flight ? My flight was on the 10th June 1967 - a C54/DC4 Invicta Airways...

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by BSRadar
Fri May 02, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR Fight For Third Runway,
Replies: 78
Views: 11904

LHR Fight For Third Runway,

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ba319-131" class="quote" target="_blank">ba319-131</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>If they think this stupid HS2 is a good ...

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by BSRadar
Sat Apr 12, 2014 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 - Rearmost Seat - What A Noisy Thrill!
Replies: 56
Views: 14588

RE: Fokker 100 - Rearmost Seat - What A Noisy Thrill!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SAAFNAV" class="quote" target="_blank">SAAFNAV</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Oh man, I will pay for one of those ties! ...

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by BSRadar
Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 - Rearmost Seat - What A Noisy Thrill!
Replies: 56
Views: 14588

RE: Fokker 100 - Rearmost Seat - What A Noisy Thrill!

Strewth! The lovely F-100 being accused of being noisy! All of them were <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym>-Tay turbofanned sweeties. For fun, let's play the oldie card: "in my day.........." From the inside with rear-mounted engines, let's see - early series BAC 1-11 wit...

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by BSRadar
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas Orders Four Airbus A332
Replies: 40
Views: 11300

RE: Aerolineas Argentinas Orders Four Airbus A332

Seriously, why the debate over engine choice at the head of this thread? Does anybody really think that <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> was in with a sniff of the order? The harridan i/c the silver country would have had prairie oysters from the guys who ever thought o...

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by BSRadar
Thu Nov 07, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Beverage Carts
Replies: 14
Views: 10691

RE: Beverage Carts

Flying <acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), Finland">HEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym> the day before yesterday on a Finnair E-90 I was asking myself some ...

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by BSRadar
Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rolls Royce Starts Work On Trent Successor
Replies: 84
Views: 21985

RE: Rolls Royce Starts Work On Trent Successor

Well jetmech - whilst we're at it, how about Itchen, Test or perhaps even Oare Water?? Liffey and Lugg marginalise their chances of selection by both springing and voiding in the R.o.I., do you not think? In reality the choice comes down to 4 names: Clyde, Forth, Thames or Severn. 2 of these rivers ...

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by BSRadar
Mon Oct 28, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rolls Royce Starts Work On Trent Successor
Replies: 84
Views: 21985

RE: Rolls Royce Starts Work On Trent Successor

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetmech" class="quote" target="_blank">jetmech</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>Maybe <acronym title="Royal Air Force (Uni...

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by BSRadar
Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rolls Royce Starts Work On Trent Successor
Replies: 84
Views: 21985

RE: Rolls Royce Starts Work On Trent Successor

Quoting: RB3039 "Will I guess be given a name eventually. The question is which river will they use? We already know that the B in <acronym title="Syrian Arab Airlines">RB</acronym> stands for Barnoldswick a place so rich in jet history yet so few know this. Could it be named after a nearby river?" ...

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by BSRadar
Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near-miss Of Two Boeing 747 Over Scotland - 6/23
Replies: 77
Views: 36012

RE: Near-miss Of Two Boeing 747 Over Scotland - 6/23

Thank you to those who have replied to my earlier post. I did attempt to make it clear that - flying over Montrose itself - as the article may be read to mean - seemed somewhat unlikely given the Montrose NE location. It was far from an assertion of fact. I was aware that it could mean Montrose ATC ...

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by BSRadar
Mon Oct 21, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near-miss Of Two Boeing 747 Over Scotland - 6/23
Replies: 77
Views: 36012

RE: Near-miss Of Two Boeing 747 Over Scotland - 6/23

I'm not setting out to deny the accuracy of gkirk's report that it was a <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> aircraft, rather, I'm a little puzzled by the geography with the incident taking place over Montrose as stated. Wouldn't Montrose be rather too much to the north-east for a <acronym...

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by BSRadar
Sat Oct 19, 2013 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B744 Cruising At FL430. Highest Ive Seen One.
Replies: 71
Views: 30766

RE: B744 Cruising At FL430. Highest Ive Seen One.

I'm glad I spotted this thread as it addresses something that has replayed in my mind from time to time. BTW as was said earlier, it's a fun thread. Like some others on here I'd assumed that 41k was the general commercial ceiling. Like some others on here I'm relying on my memory of the inflight ent...

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by BSRadar
Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Routes Where Cargo Is The Main Draw
Replies: 57
Views: 11950

RE: Routes Where Cargo Is The Main Draw

The KLM 747Combi Routes should give you a head start. I'm doing my first combi flight in February: <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX), Mexico">MEX</acronym>. I think the Chi...

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by BSRadar
Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Oldest 757 Still In Service?
Replies: 45
Views: 22146

RE: The Oldest 757 Still In Service?

In reply to W701 re: G-BIKA. It may have the older <acronym title="Madison - Dane County Regional / Truax Field (MSN / KMSN), USA - Wisconsin">MSN</acronym> and <acronym title="Lybian Arab Airlines">LN</acronym> but it was preceded into service by G-BIKB/C/&D. I guess they have seniority in serv...

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by BSRadar
Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NFL London Charters - Wembley Stadium Sept 29
Replies: 56
Views: 9975

RE: NFL London Charters - Wembley Stadium Sept 29

I was at the first of these US footie games at Wembley (Minneapolis Vikings v. St Louis Cardinals in 1981(?) - I have the programme, somewhere. World Airways provided the flights (indeed, I think they were the main sponsor) - by DC-10. I was a curious local, and my unscientific guess then was that t...

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by BSRadar
Mon Aug 26, 2013 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Rolls Out First 787-9
Replies: 89
Views: 38711

RE: Boeing Rolls Out First 787-9

[quote=AirPacific747,reply=11]There's no doubt.. Boeing makes the most beautiful passenger aircraft in my opinion. 737, 747, 757, 767, 777 and to an extent also the 787 all look so good. Well, it's an opinion, without doubt. At the risk of a shellacking from patrolling A.Net Boeing Fanboys, my own v...

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by BSRadar
Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last No-reservation Guaranteed-seat Shuttle?
Replies: 23
Views: 4830

RE: Last No-reservation Guaranteed-seat Shuttle?

Just to add to the previous comments re: the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> Shuttle. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> heavily promoted the promise of a back-up plane being provided, even if it was just for a single passenger. I started flying on the Shuttle in 1983 when t...

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by BSRadar
Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do So Many People Here Want IFE To Be Removed?
Replies: 142
Views: 24510

RE: Why Do So Many People Here Want IFE To Be Removed?

Stop touch-screen games on seat-back IFE. 8 (or so) hours of United's <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jerse...

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by BSRadar
Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PGA Charter Across The Pond July 14th
Replies: 32
Views: 5878

PGA Charter Across The Pond July 14th

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Asiaflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Asiaflyer</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Please do not mix up an airline with the...

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by BSRadar
Thu May 09, 2013 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet To Conduct Valcano Ash Cloud Tests
Replies: 2
Views: 1951

RE: Easyjet To Conduct Valcano Ash Cloud Tests

Kudos to easyJet. The sort of development work usually associated with "legacy" airlines. Will boost the easyJet <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym> profile as a serious/responsible airline - substantially so, during the next Ash Cloud alert. If the tests result prove successful, and c...

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by BSRadar
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Range Aircraft Used On Regional Route
Replies: 37
Views: 19405

RE: Long Range Aircraft Used On Regional Route

South African has used their long-haulers on the short domestic <acronym title="Johannesburg - OR Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB</acronym> - <acronym title="Cape Town - International (D.F. Malan) (CPT / FACT), South Africa">CPT</acronym> for years now. The predominan...

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by BSRadar
Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Unpleasant Topic - Quite Interesting?
Replies: 9
Views: 5892

Unpleasant Topic - Quite Interesting?

I came across the following topic in the hard copy "Daily Telegraph". The topic didn't seem to appear in their online version, but thinking that our friends at the "Daily Mail" might oblige I found this: <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2287882/Mother-twos-static-caravan-smashed-shar...

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by BSRadar
Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 Years Of The One-Eleven
Replies: 39
Views: 6757

RE: 50 Years Of The One-Eleven

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/oldeuropean" class="quote" target="_blank">oldeuropean</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>But, hell, this was one of the loude...

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by BSRadar
Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Short Haul European Regional Flts
Replies: 48
Views: 10946

RE: American Short Haul European Regional Flts

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SouthernDC9" class="quote" target="_blank">SouthernDC9</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Wasn't ...

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by BSRadar
Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SA And The 748i
Replies: 22
Views: 13631

RE: SA And The 748i

Probably and sadly this is wishful thinking by a 748i fan. The airline's pride and former glories would probably wish for an A380 or indeed a 748i (over a 777xx?). Boeing themselves won't have overlooked that SAA utilised 747's for many years. Boeing will have looked at SAA, ever hopeful of widening...

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by BSRadar
Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 737 In The 90s Help
Replies: 39
Views: 10494

RE: British Airways 737 In The 90s Help

Quoting W701 & FlyCaledonian: "Another factor that probably influenced the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> negotiations with Boeing was that the order was placed at a time when <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> had been an A 320 user for only six or seven months and was...

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