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by smokescreen
Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Cubana Aircraft To MEX?
Replies: 5
Views: 3015

Which Cubana Aircraft To MEX?

Hi. I am currently residing in Mexico City, and am planning to go to Cuba (Havana) in December. If I book Cubana, what are my chances of getting a Tu-204 or <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-62 or -96? I would love to be able to fly one of these Russian birds, does anyone know...

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by smokescreen
Mon Jun 18, 2007 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Wrong With This Picture And Where Is It?
Replies: 14
Views: 6238

RE: What's Wrong With This Picture And Where Is It?

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by smokescreen
Sat May 26, 2007 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Faces Legal Action Over Polish MP Love Ad
Replies: 21
Views: 3628

RE: Ryanair Faces Legal Action Over Polish MP Love Ad

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by smokescreen
Wed Apr 18, 2007 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Desert Graveyards Open To Public?
Replies: 9
Views: 3398

RE: Desert Graveyards Open To Public?

It is my understanding that Marana is open to visiting <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> aircraft as an FBO, which I suppose constitutes some of the public. My friend is a chopper pilot who gasses up there from time to time. I'll have to ask him if visiting pilots/passengers can wander ...

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by smokescreen
Sat Apr 14, 2007 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dead Man Found In AA Lav
Replies: 67
Views: 14447

RE: Dead Man Found In AA Lav

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by smokescreen
Sat Mar 17, 2007 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Awe Inspiring Sights From The Air
Replies: 57
Views: 6265

RE: Awe Inspiring Sights From The Air

I'm not as well travelled as some of you but I was lucky enough to experience a night landing at Kai Tak before it closed - a different experience from some of the natural beauty mentioned, but breathtaking nonetheless.

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by smokescreen
Fri Mar 16, 2007 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair/Air Afrique
Replies: 1
Views: 3058

Swissair/Air Afrique

Hello, I have noticed quite a few photos in the db of Swissair DC-10s with Air Afrique titles on them. I was wondering if anyone could provide the story behind this - was it a code share between the two? Thanks! <center><table align=center BORDER=0 width=642 cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0 STYLE="border...

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by smokescreen
Fri Mar 16, 2007 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northern Canada Flights From YYZ
Replies: 3
Views: 2461

RE: Northern Canada Flights From YYZ

The exorbitant costs associated with operating at YYZ probably also keep some of these smaller airlines away. Too bad, it would be nice to see First or Cdn. North at Pearson!

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by smokescreen
Thu Mar 15, 2007 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand DC-8 Question
Replies: 11
Views: 5218

RE: Air New Zealand DC-8 Question

Thanks again - what a wealth of knowledge, and some great resources to boot.

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by smokescreen
Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand DC-8 Question
Replies: 11
Views: 5218

RE: Air New Zealand DC-8 Question

Thank you! Do you mind if I ask where you obtained this information? I would like to do my own research but I am having trouble finding fleet histories for older aircraft and airlines.

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by smokescreen
Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand DC-8 Question
Replies: 11
Views: 5218

Air New Zealand DC-8 Question

Just wondering when these last flew passenger service - thanks in advance for your help!

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by smokescreen
Fri Mar 02, 2007 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For Historical Info On YHZ And TUS
Replies: 11
Views: 4433

RE: Looking For Historical Info On YHZ And TUS

AirTranTUS, those pics are fantastic! Does Tucson Airport Authority have an archive that members of the public can access? The history page on their website has only limited info.

Thanks again!

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by smokescreen
Sat Feb 17, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For Historical Info On YHZ And TUS
Replies: 11
Views: 4433

RE: Looking For Historical Info On YHZ And TUS

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by smokescreen
Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's New Livery?
Replies: 94
Views: 22117

RE: Delta's New Livery?

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by smokescreen
Sat Feb 17, 2007 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's New Livery?
Replies: 94
Views: 22117

RE: Delta's New Livery?

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by smokescreen
Sat Feb 17, 2007 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For Historical Info On YHZ And TUS
Replies: 11
Views: 4433

RE: Looking For Historical Info On YHZ And TUS

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by smokescreen
Sat Feb 17, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For Historical Info On YHZ And TUS
Replies: 11
Views: 4433

Looking For Historical Info On YHZ And TUS

I was wondering if anyone here could share their recollections about Halifax and Tucson Int'l airports. I am specifically trying to get an idea of what airlines and equipment flew into them in the 1960's and 1970's. Any photos you'd like to share would be appreciated too!

Thanks in advance...

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by smokescreen
Sun Feb 11, 2007 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Media Starting To Drub AI's New Livery
Replies: 36
Views: 5720

RE: Indian Media Starting To Drub AI's New Livery

People keep saying thet <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> "badly needed a new livery". Why? The old one was one of the classiest in the air, instantly recognisable around the world. As someone here said, this was change for change's sake only. The new livery is awful. The ridiculous "negative ...

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by smokescreen
Wed Feb 07, 2007 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Child Free Class
Replies: 85
Views: 6118

RE: Child Free Class

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by smokescreen
Wed Feb 07, 2007 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did This Ever Fly? Or Was It Just A Concept?
Replies: 29
Views: 10342

RE: Did This Ever Fly? Or Was It Just A Concept?

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by smokescreen
Wed Feb 07, 2007 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Child Free Class
Replies: 85
Views: 6118

RE: Child Free Class

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by smokescreen
Tue Feb 06, 2007 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Child Free Class
Replies: 85
Views: 6118

RE: Child Free Class

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by smokescreen
Tue Feb 06, 2007 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Child Free Class
Replies: 85
Views: 6118

RE: Child Free Class

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by smokescreen
Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR Layover Question
Replies: 7
Views: 3775

RE: LHR Layover Question

Thanks again to all those who replied while I was typing, it looks like I have lots of options!

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by smokescreen
Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR Layover Question
Replies: 7
Views: 3775

RE: LHR Layover Question

Thanks for the info, Chuchoteur. I have a couple of friends living in London, and it looks like it might be possible to get into town and meet up with them for a few pints and maybe a few hours' sleep on the couch! I've already done most of the sightseeing you mention - I have been to London several...

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by smokescreen
Tue Jan 30, 2007 5:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: LHR Layover Question
Replies: 7
Views: 3775

LHR Layover Question

Hello all. This may seem like a dumb question, but I haven't been through <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> since I was a kid so I need info. I have a long layover there towards the end of March, arriving <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</ac...

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by smokescreen
Fri Jan 26, 2007 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senators Suggest Re-regulation Of Airline Industry
Replies: 77
Views: 9117

RE: Senators Suggest Re-regulation Of Airline Industry

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by smokescreen
Fri Jan 26, 2007 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senators Suggest Re-regulation Of Airline Industry
Replies: 77
Views: 9117

RE: Senators Suggest Re-regulation Of Airline Industry

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by smokescreen
Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senators Suggest Re-regulation Of Airline Industry
Replies: 77
Views: 9117

RE: Senators Suggest Re-regulation Of Airline Industry

At the risk of sounding like a big-city jerk, no-one is being forced to live in rural Alaska or Maine etc. Every single person living in remoter areas with limited air service is doing so because they freely choose to. That is a sacrifice one makes for a rural lifestyle, lower property costs, less c...

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by smokescreen
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Planes Are There In The World?
Replies: 14
Views: 94644

RE: How Many Planes Are There In The World?

I'd be interested in seeing a total commercial jet fleet broken down by country if anyone has those figures - I know the US has the biggest fleet (something like 1/4 of the total), but I wonder which countries follow.

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by smokescreen
Fri Jan 19, 2007 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Sites Similar To Airfleets.net?
Replies: 9
Views: 10059

RE: Any Sites Similar To Airfleets.net?

www.aerotransport.org is also good - it is a subscription service but limited features are available for "guests".

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by smokescreen
Thu Jan 18, 2007 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have IB Finally Lost Their Marbles?!
Replies: 55
Views: 9909

RE: Have IB Finally Lost Their Marbles?!

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by smokescreen
Wed Jan 17, 2007 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI's New Livery!
Replies: 194
Views: 27283

RE: AI's New Livery!

Aaargh. I hate these new "negative space" logos where it looks like they ran out of room on the tailfin. The only thing dumber than this "style" is the fact that airlines and their design consultants are tripping over each other to get in on this fad, like a bunch of teenagers lining up for the late...

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by smokescreen
Wed Jan 03, 2007 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Wine List?
Replies: 17
Views: 2464

RE: The Wine List?

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by smokescreen
Thu Dec 21, 2006 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat's X-mas Hat On Logo. Can It Simpler?
Replies: 19
Views: 8469

RE: Air Transat's X-mas Hat On Logo. Can It Simpler?

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by smokescreen
Tue Dec 19, 2006 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Bruce Dickinson' Of Iron Maiden.......
Replies: 50
Views: 9245

RE: 'Bruce Dickinson' Of Iron Maiden.......

He was actually in the news for his piloting over the summer... <i><a href="/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/2902326/" target=_blank>Iron Maiden Singer Flies 757 In Mideast Airlift</a></i> <font size=1>(by <a href="/discussions/profile.main?username=Smokescreen" class=quote target=_blank>Smok...

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by smokescreen
Tue Nov 21, 2006 2:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chrisitan BA Worker Loses Appeal
Replies: 22
Views: 2851

RE: Chrisitan BA Worker Loses Appeal

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by smokescreen
Wed Nov 01, 2006 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hijacked Plane That Ditched?
Replies: 26
Views: 12411

RE: Hijacked Plane That Ditched?

As mentioned, the number of partly or wholly successful ditchings has been gone over a few times. I am curious to know if anyone knows the number of attempted or failed ditchings so we can come up with a ratio of attempted ditchings to "partly or wholly successful ditchings", ie. ones where a majori...

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by smokescreen
Wed Nov 01, 2006 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American At TUS
Replies: 39
Views: 5087

RE: American At TUS

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by smokescreen
Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American At TUS
Replies: 39
Views: 5087

RE: American At TUS

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by smokescreen
Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Displayed Inside Airport Terminals
Replies: 45
Views: 11593

RE: Aircraft Displayed Inside Airport Terminals

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by smokescreen
Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Sabena" Brand Name Reborn
Replies: 126
Views: 17675

RE: "Sabena" Brand Name Reborn

Great news, glad to see this classic name being revived! Let's just hope there aren't too many bad memories among customers of the old Sabena's demise.

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by smokescreen
Fri Oct 06, 2006 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Arrested For Grabbing A FAs Butt
Replies: 71
Views: 14944

RE: Woman Arrested For Grabbing A FAs Butt

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by smokescreen
Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Arrested For Grabbing A FAs Butt
Replies: 71
Views: 14944

RE: Woman Arrested For Grabbing A FAs Butt

The lack of maturity on this thread is just appalling. What's worse, a lot of the asinine comments are coming from people who are really old enough to know better. For those of you boys fantasizing about getting your rear grabbed by a woman, this was NOT flirting - it is clearly stated that this was...

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by smokescreen
Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAN Sahsa What Happened To Them?
Replies: 27
Views: 14669

RE: TAN Sahsa What Happened To Them?

I never flew them, but I have several friends who have travelled extensively in Central America and found them to be a decent enough airline. This despite the fact that it was joked that "SAHSA" stood for "Stay At Home Stay Alive". AFAIK they had one serious accident, a 727 written off on approach t...

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by smokescreen
Thu Oct 05, 2006 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet Emails Published In The Globe And Mail
Replies: 37
Views: 7768

RE: Westjet Emails Published In The Globe And Mail

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by smokescreen
Fri Sep 22, 2006 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions Re DH Comets In The Americas
Replies: 10
Views: 3885

RE: Questions Re DH Comets In The Americas

Thanks for the input guys, my search didn't turn up that earlier (and informative) thread.

Did MX do any transatlantic or deep S. American routes back then, or was that strictly AM?

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by smokescreen
Thu Sep 21, 2006 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions Re DH Comets In The Americas
Replies: 10
Views: 3885

Questions Re DH Comets In The Americas

I recently learned that Aerolineas Argentinas was a fairly major Comet 4 operator - I already knew about Mexicanas' Comets and <acronym title="Canadian Airlines">CP</acronym>'s cancelled order: did any other airlines in the Americas/W. Hemisphere operate Comets? Also, who had a bigger fleet, <acrony...

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by smokescreen
Tue Sep 12, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bad Landing Video
Replies: 59
Views: 38281

RE: Bad Landing Video

If you like hairy landings then go on Youtube.com and search for Kai Tak, there are some great ones!

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by smokescreen
Thu Sep 07, 2006 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Smaller 787 Variant -Lego-
Replies: 3
Views: 2603

New Smaller 787 Variant -Lego-

The recent thread about the Lego <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> A380 reminded me that there is now a Boeing licensed Dreamliner for sale on their website: <a href="http://shop.lego.com/product.asp?p=10177" target=_blank>http://shop.lego.com/product.asp?p=10177</a> - the model is 66...

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