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by aircountry
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94152

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

Since everyone is obsessed with KUL.. How about HNL-KUL? Closest place with plenty of flights to AA hubs. Monopoly market plus the AA 788 are suitable with the small J cabins. Personally I don’t see BNE-LAX announced as UA would have been on it already if there was demand. Just because QF has cut Q...

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by aircountry
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CA to launch PEK - BOG?
Replies: 26
Views: 3494

Re: CA to launch PEK - BOG?

workhorse wrote:
raylee67 wrote:
If this happens, I would think CA would want to avoid stopping over in US or Canada, given the current relationship between China and the two countries.

Stopping over at MEX seems to be an option?


MEX is a bit off route and CA already flies there.

Maybe PTY?


PTY go on one stop via IAH.

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by aircountry
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka
Replies: 81
Views: 12840

Re: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka

Will DFW or CLT - ZRH ever work Swiss? Seems like LH does well from DFW and CLT, and ZRH is Financial hub, like DFW and CLT. CLT is more of a consumer banking hub than finance like New York or London and is only served be LH to connect BMWs main HQ in Munich to their North American HQ in Greer, SC....

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by aircountry
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka
Replies: 81
Views: 12840

Re: SWISS Announces Zurich To Washington D.C. and Osaka

Will DFW or CLT - ZRH ever work Swiss? Seems like LH does well from DFW and CLT, and ZRH is Financial hub, like DFW and CLT. Very unlikely. Never say never but for the next five years I'd say: a) The two biggest unserved routes from ZRH to the US are Seattle and Houston, followed by Dallas, Minneap...

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by aircountry
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38525

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

I mean UA already flies IAH-MUC. Don’t know if we’ll get another flight even though I’d love to see one. I see many posting about IAH should be next LH from MUC. I doubt wont make it. There is the problem is MLIT (Mickey Lealand International Terminal) has'nt start rebuilt and old terminal C north ...

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by aircountry
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What has caused the IAH International Terminal build delay?
Replies: 13
Views: 2499

Re: What has caused the IAH International Terminal build delay?

Here is the master plan for MLIT and look up on page 37 and now I dont know what look like after new design. http://system.gocampaign.com/netisd_org/images/imagelibrary/620/74/9096/532533-IAH%20Public%20Meeting%20Feb%202015%20FINAL_R.pdf from old posted https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?...

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by aircountry
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What has caused the IAH International Terminal build delay?
Replies: 13
Views: 2499

Re: What has caused the IAH International Terminal build delay?

Houston Mayor Turner keep screwing up for wasting time and money to rebuilt the new MLIT (Mickey Lealand International Terminal). He is the one ripped the contract and start all over and now nothing start to rebuilt on MLIT. Look at United Airlines paid to built the new terminal C north and its done...

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by aircountry
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What has caused the IAH International Terminal build delay?
Replies: 13
Views: 2499

What has caused the IAH International Terminal build delay?

What happen to IAH new international terminal at MLIT and the old terminal C north hasnt demolish. See this https://www.click2houston.com/news/investigates/12-billion-international-terminal-project-at-iah-yet-to-truly-take-flight Whats wrong Houston Mayor screwing up for delay? I remembered someone ...

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by aircountry
Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for Icelandair?
Replies: 80
Views: 12244

Re: What is next for Icelandair?

See this article in FlightGlobal, where it states that FI is indeed considering Airbus: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/icelandair-considers-a321neo-and-possible-all-airbus-457975/ Per airfleets.net, the average age of 757’s in FI’s fleet is 22.9 years, and that of the 767 is 20.3 years....

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by aircountry
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for Icelandair?
Replies: 80
Views: 12244

Re: What is next for Icelandair?

Icelandair should pick IAH over DFW and they picked DFW until pulled out then AA took over the route. If they pick IAH then they will be alive flying than DFW. Now I hope they might try to IAH this time. DFW is within 757 range, IAH is not. Very important distinction given FI's current fleet as the...

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by aircountry
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for Icelandair?
Replies: 80
Views: 12244

Re: What is next for Icelandair?

Icelandair should pick IAH over DFW and they picked DFW until pulled out then AA took over the route. If they pick IAH then they will be alive flying than DFW. Now I hope they might try to IAH this time. American isn’t the reason icelandair left… AA started DFW-KEF approximately 1 week after FI lau...

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by aircountry
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for Icelandair?
Replies: 80
Views: 12244

Re: What is next for Icelandair?

Icelandair should pick IAH over DFW and they picked DFW until pulled out then AA took over the route. If they pick IAH then they will be alive flying than DFW. Now I hope they might try to IAH this time.

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by aircountry
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Settings Q - Night Panning and Exposure
Replies: 9
Views: 2915

Re: Settings Q - Night Panning and Exposure

How did you clear out heavy noisy when you using very high ISO with low F number and what about the EV number set to -1 or just normal 0 setting?

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by aircountry
Wed May 15, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.
Replies: 108
Views: 15692

Re: Air Peace Plans to Launch Johannesburg, London, Houston, Guangzhou and Mumbai; Most Likely from Lagos.

JNB and LON will do fine, everything to Dubai and east is not smart. -EK, ET, TK, e.t.c offer those destinations at a relatively cheap price and with a better on board product. IAH I am not sure on, probably wiser then trying to fight DL to NYC, just need to get the oil contracts "Just need to...

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by aircountry
Fri May 10, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?
Replies: 30
Views: 5669

Re: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?

Here is more.....

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by aircountry
Fri May 10, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?
Replies: 30
Views: 5669

Re: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?

drerx7 wrote:
It was a luxury outfit...all C class IIRC. Who was the all A300 operator that flew from IAH to LGB?


I think you talking about Presidental Air A300. Ultra Air never have A300 just only 727-200.

Here is the picture....

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by aircountry
Fri May 10, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?
Replies: 30
Views: 5669

Re: Red & white B727 at LAX - which airline?

Ùltra Air used to fly 727-200 between Houston IAH to california and florida. It didnt last long until went out of business. Houston was home based and a hub. Here is the picture from the past.

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by aircountry
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did CO ever fly to JFK
Replies: 31
Views: 5929

Re: Did CO ever fly to JFK

I remembered back in 1980 when I was on Transamerica DC-8-61 and saw Continental AIrlines DC-10-30 pushback from the old National Airlines building and I forgot what terminal is that. This site is already torn down and built JetBlue terminal. Continental Airlines flight was for HNL on nonstop.

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by aircountry
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA 747SP in Houston 1983
Replies: 19
Views: 4049

Re: SAA 747SP in Houston 1983

I remembered that time when SAA made anoucement to fly from JNB to IAH on one stop with 747-SP 4 times a week until the protesters want SAA out then went down to once a week then kicked out due aparthied. Now they are free and SAA can come back but still dont know will ever come back to IAH in the f...

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by aircountry
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 387251

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

I keep reading so many posts and so far not find anything that lead to crash. Many of them pointing at pilot is the factor but I dont think so is suicide I think one of the pilot got a heart attack before crash right after last word to ATC and stopped. Seems like when heart attack then body slump an...

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by aircountry
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Identify aircraft please
Replies: 9
Views: 2413

Re: Identify aircraft please

I thought it is DC-10, I can see widebody.

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by aircountry
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAD-TLV
Replies: 118
Views: 16314

Re: UA announces IAD-TLV

What about Houston (IAH)? Is UA will add IAH to TLV in the future?

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by aircountry
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca expands United domestic US codeshares from June 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 977

Re: Avianca expands United domestic US codeshares from June 2018

I'm surprised IAH is not on the list. Avianca does fly to Houston and UA is hub there but no code share with Avianca and United?

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by aircountry
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Opinions on image (not mine)
Replies: 46
Views: 4258

Re: Opinions on image (not mine)

The trick is really to use manual settings for these types of photos. You need to take a photo ahead of time (or a few of them) to get the correct shutter, ISO and aperture ahead of time. Does it mean have to use the setting to Av mode not on Tv mode with high ISO and low F number on manual with pan...

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by aircountry
Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Opinions on image (not mine)
Replies: 46
Views: 4258

Re: Opinions on image (not mine)

reposting at the request of PanAm_DC10: 4919797 I'm wondering how this photo made it to photographers choice, seeing as its blurry. Wouldn't that be rejected normally? That was the image I referred to above, and from memory there have always been exceptions for those kinds of images. A static night...

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by aircountry
Tue May 08, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Texas International
Replies: 83
Views: 8608

Re: Texas International

I flew Texas International Airlines from STL to IAH and STL to DFW with small DC-9-10 before 1980. That time IAH was hub then later add 2nd hub is DFW for a short time until Texas Internatonal Airlines under Frank Lorenzo bought Continental then DFW went down size to a smaller hub and IAH gain more.

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by aircountry
Tue May 08, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 25061

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

Is UA charge foods for international flights? Yes, on flights to Mexico, Central America, northern South America, and the Caribbean. I think food is free onboard flights to South America. Also beer and wine. They don't even offer free spirit like DL, AA etc. On CX, SQ, QF, KL, LH these are given! M...

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by aircountry
Tue May 08, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 25061

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

Is UA charge foods for international flights?

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sorry my mistake for the date and you are correct the date.
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xwb777 wrote:
aircountry wrote:
Update, its coming back to IAH again is June 21, 2018. https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/e ... o-houston#


June 1 not June 21


sorry my mistake for the date and you are correct the date.

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by aircountry
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?
Replies: 24
Views: 3797

Re: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?

Will they have 5th freedom on IAH-PTY? It doesnt say 5th freedom but showing this https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/air-china-to-launch-panama-service-in-2018/ https://www.presidencia.gob.pa/en/News/Air-China-establishes-direct-air-route-with-Panama-from-March-2018 http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2...

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by aircountry
Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?
Replies: 24
Views: 3797

Re: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?

Whats IAH's plan for 787 in the future? IAH 787 going to downsize to just one flight is SYD and no more other city to fly. In the past IAH had many 787 to fly to LAX, IAD, SFO, DEN, LHR, FRA, NRT, GIG, and others. Now next month Janurary will go just one is Sydney and other widebodies 777-200 and 7...

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by aircountry
Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?
Replies: 24
Views: 3797

Re: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?

I remembered someone posted about UA 787-8 will return to LOS from IAH after UA pulled out due LOS airport lack of security until they improve first then return later. For now I didnt hear anything from UA saying will return to LOS. Does anyone hear it or comfirm or anything?

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by aircountry
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?
Replies: 24
Views: 3797

Re: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?

There will be a LAX-IAH rotation 5-days a week to balance cockpit crew duty hours. As far as aircraft rotations, that can be accomplished at SYD as there will be 3 789s on the ground simultaneously. I checked the ua.com for Januray 2018 after start IAH to SYD and its showing one 787-9 for IAH to LA...

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by aircountry
Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?
Replies: 24
Views: 3797

Re: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?

Melb94 wrote:
I presume they are going to rotate the 787 aircraft through SYD coming in from either LAX or SFO?


Yes I'm sure they will rotate either from LAX or SFO. Sydney will get 3 787-9 at same time.

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by aircountry
Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?
Replies: 24
Views: 3797

Whats IAH's future plan for UA 787?

Whats IAH's plan for 787 in the future? IAH 787 going to downsize to just one flight is SYD and no more other city to fly. In the past IAH had many 787 to fly to LAX, IAD, SFO, DEN, LHR, FRA, NRT, GIG, and others. Now next month Janurary will go just one is Sydney and other widebodies 777-200 and 76...

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by aircountry
Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Any problems with PS and LR CC for aviation?
Replies: 1
Views: 1004

Any problems with PS and LR CC for aviation?

Any one have problems with photoshop on PS and LR6 CC after one year download? The Adobe want is your money after one year expire to continue to work on your airplane photos. Is there another photoshop like PSE or any other that have cd will last longer without download from Adobe.

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by aircountry
Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Foreign Carrier(s) With Most U.S. Destinations - June 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2506

Re: Foreign Carrier(s) With Most U.S. Destinations - June 2017

Avianca has as well an impresive network to The US From Bogota: Boston Fort Lauderdale Miami New York Orlando Washington From Cali: Miami From Medellin: Miami New York From Barranquilla: Miami From Cartagena: Miami From Lima: Miami From El Salvador: Chicago Dallas/FT.Worth Los Angeles Miami New Yor...

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by aircountry
Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH's Future International Carriers
Replies: 13
Views: 3276

Re: IAH's Futute International Carriers

I read a post that IAH may get direct service to Iceland on Icelandair or WOW, what other carriers might be interested in IAH? That post was meant to be a troll. Well, troll this. Last I heard Air India was considering DFW. Now there seems to be some disagreement... http://atwonline.com/airports-ro...

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by aircountry
Wed May 31, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 352
Views: 38493

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

I noticed why say DFW or IAH DFW- (or IAH) for AI to start? I know AI already picked is DFW not IAH but whats going on? Is AI CEO go back to decide to pick either DFW or IAH before to start service?

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by aircountry
Tue May 30, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All MH 777-200ER stored
Replies: 57
Views: 19730

Re: All MH 777-200ER stored

8M-MRL, MRM, MRP and MRQ, one or few of these will join Air Zimbabwe. All painted up at SZB. Are you serious ex MH 777-200ER will go to Air Zimbabwe? How they can afford it since money falling behind? Where did you hear about it? I remembered Air Zimbabwe try to buy A340-500, II-96 and it never happ...

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by aircountry
Sun May 21, 2017 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas A380 VH-OQG (QF94 LAX-MEL Fri 19 May) returns to LAX after inflight engine shutdown and unconfirmed engine fire
Replies: 20
Views: 6403

Re: Qantas A380 VH-OQG (QF94 LAX-MEL Fri 19 May) returns to LAX after inflight engine shutdown and unconfirmed engine fi

I checked at live on flightaware.com and flightradar24.com and both showing different direction and looks like heading to hawaii but it keep changing the direction to south then west then again change and flightaware showing straignt line to MEL but not moving yet and close to hawaii the big island...

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by aircountry
Sun May 21, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas A380 VH-OQG (QF94 LAX-MEL Fri 19 May) returns to LAX after inflight engine shutdown and unconfirmed engine fire
Replies: 20
Views: 6403

Re: Qantas A380 VH-OQG (QF94 LAX-MEL Fri 19 May) returns to LAX after inflight engine shutdown and unconfirmed engine fi

I checked at live on flightaware.com and flightradar24.com and both showing different direction and looks like heading to hawaii but it keep changing the direction to south then west then again change and flightaware showing straignt line to MEL but not moving yet and close to hawaii the big island....

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by aircountry
Thu May 11, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Antonov Airlines division of Antonov Design bureau develops international network updates AN124 fleet
Replies: 2
Views: 794

Re: Antonov Airlines division of Antonov Design bureau develops international network updates AN124 fleet

China was looking at buying the incomplete An225 frame, but there hasn't been any news recently about it. Any idea where at in North America the office will be? Houston sees a lot of An124s from ADB so hopefully it's here. I heard that too and yes An124s, even An225 come and go at IAH include have ...

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by aircountry
Tue May 09, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 352
Views: 38493

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

Air India to DFW what happen to IAH? Did Air India choose DFW over IAH?

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by aircountry
Mon May 01, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does Antonov planes protect the nuclear radiation?
Replies: 8
Views: 2593

Re: Does Antonov planes protect the nuclear radiation?

VSMUT wrote:
Its a warning mark signalling to ground crews that there is a radar in there. Other Soviet types feature it as well, such as the Su-27, MiG-29 and Mi-28.


yes I see it

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by aircountry
Mon May 01, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does Antonov planes protect the nuclear radiation?
Replies: 8
Views: 2593

Re: Does Antonov planes protect the nuclear radiation?

I'm interesting on that too.

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by aircountry
Mon May 01, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does Antonov planes protect the nuclear radiation?
Replies: 8
Views: 2593

Does Antonov planes protect the nuclear radiation?

I like to know does Antonov 124, 225, 148, 158 and others protect the nuclear radiation. see the photo

Look at the yellow dot with red triangle symbol is the nuclear next to the nose. I dont see any Ilyushin and Tupolev dont have yellow dot on it.

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by aircountry
Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: rejection for oversharpened and soft
Replies: 1
Views: 602

rejection for oversharpened and soft

I got rejection for oversharpened and soft and nothing else just both. After I appealed and still rejected again adding is - Blurry-Oversharpened-Personal and Quality. Why the screeners keep adding something else after the first rejection?

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