Hey everyone: Has anything new come forward regarding MH flight 370? I know we have had a few threads on the topics over the years, but was wondering what the consensus was at the moment? Is pilot suicide still believed by many to be the most likely cause? I think the consensus is that we probably ...Jump to post
Very sad, the skies around Heathrow will never be the same. The 747 was the aircraft that gave me the aviation bug, ever since I stood infront of one at a Heathrow T3 gate as a kid. It used to be a common sight to see VS 747, BA 747 and many others at LHR, that slowly faded to just BA 747 and now it...Jump to post
Just my two cents, not by any means fact but here is my analysis: From what I've seen reported so far, it seems they never really had a landing gear problems. What does appear to be interesting is that they seemed to be too high (and consequently too fast) for landing, but were very keen to commit ...Jump to post
Just my two cents, not by any means fact but here is my analysis: From what I've seen reported so far, it seems they never really had a landing gear problems. What does appear to be interesting is that they seemed to be too high (and consequently too fast) for landing, but were very keen to commit t...Jump to post
Can't beat them GE90'sJump to post
Heathrow should ban all those who advocate against the third runway from flying from there. Then again, none of these greens should be flying from anywhere, they should use eco-friendly transport means like bicycles or paddle boats. Amen, let them get a Ryanair flight from Stansted with 10 x connec...Jump to post
It's just a small, slightly raised covered hump by the zebra crossing from the car parks (charges apply) to the academy building. Probably one for general viewing rather than photography. Road, Car Park, fence and trees between you and the action. https://goo.gl/maps/RYaEf73xCg7xdmPd7 Thanks, I did...Jump to post
I noticed Heathrow has got an observation deck at their Heathrow Academy building, just off the northern perimeter road. I normally commute past there every day to work and thought it would be worth trying. https://www.heathrow.com/at-the-airport/airport-maps/spectator-areas However, I have never fo...Jump to post
Jefford717 wrote:Greta Thunberg be like, “How dare you for idling there for 3 hours”
It's totally in the name.Jump to post
I don't understand why everyone is having such pointless arguments over who shot down what aircraft and over what exactly happened. Why does this even matter? Here on Airliners.net we have come together for one reason and that is to share our love of aircraft! Planes are amongst one of man's greate...Jump to post
I don't understand why everyone is having such pointless arguments over who shot down what aircraft and over what exactly happened. Why does this even matter? Here on Airliners.net we have come together for one reason and that is to share our love of aircraft! Planes are amongst one of man's greates...Jump to post
Still no aircraft movements around LGW on FR24, only ground vehicles. Also, no planes are lined up for landing, so LGW must still be closed. A family member is flying out this afternoon with D8, and at first the flight was delayed 2:50 hours, but then all of a sudden on time, only to be delayed an ...Jump to post
Anyone know why some of the aircrafts listed in the OP are not listed on Farnborough's official website, e.g. the QR 77W? https://www.farnboroughairshow.com/publ ... e=#results
Is it because these aircraft will be gone by the time the public weekend occurs?
na wrote:777GE90 wrote:Is Emirates A6-EMV stored now?
As you can read in one of my posts above, A6-EMV is stored since October, making 2 1/2 months now.
It's nice to see someone who is willing to take a risk to chase what they want to do. I'm no expert but I think aiming to start with international routes between UK / US / CA is going to be a mistake considering how competetive those routes are already and that's not even considering the multi milli...Jump to post
Ye to me it just looks like a quick paint job on the leased Air Austral 77W. I wonder whether they have changed the interior on that aircraft, how does it work with the IFE's in a leased aircraft? Will passengers board to see Air Austral software or do airlines typically wipe it off and put their ow...Jump to post
I'd fly the A380 over any other aircraft anyday. Absolutely right. Many who are down on it have never flown it I am betting. You can't hear the turbines on takeoff and hugely quieter in flight, like a brick s-house in turbulence. What else does that??? Agreed. I've only flown on it once (AF JFK-CDG...Jump to post
Not sure about specifics with regard to Lufthansa but often a certain plane can be delayed for a certain reason or the ex-test planes which have a lower number but the registrations are done almost last just before delivery. This can often cause "older" planes to have a later registration...Jump to post
Was it a BMW advert or a safety video? I lost interest after the first 10 seconds...Jump to post
Without time to research this, I am sure that somewhere in the world a DC-3 will still be plying its way with paying pax Here is an elderly a.net thread on the topic: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=440231 How old are the DC-3's at Buffalo Airways (airline featured in Ice Pilots)? I ...Jump to post
I don’t understand how there are grounds for a suit. There was no “faulty switch;” the system operated exactly as designed and described in the manuals. Lack of TO/GA modes and thrust levers not advancing ought have been enough of a “warning” that the switches didn’t do anything—and the crew should...Jump to post
Who are they? Apart from Rowan Atkinson, I don't know any of these actors and neither will 99% of none-Brits on international flights. Apart from the Mr. Bean coin thing at the end, I didn't get where the humor is? Seriously? Gordon Ramsey - Celeb chef, Hells Kitchen etc etc Gillian Anderson - X Fi...Jump to post
Who are they? Apart from Rowan Atkinson, I don't know any of these actors and neither will 99% of none-Brits on international flights. Apart from the Mr. Bean coin thing at the end, I didn't get where the humor is? You're trolling right? You don't know Gordon Ramsey or Gillian Anderson or Ian McKel...Jump to post
I can't watch it properly as I'm at work but I don't think it's as bad as everyone claims it to be, you aren't watching a comedy show so it doesn't matter if you find it funny or not, it's just a interesting way to present a safety video. Just like other airlines have their own ways (e.g. QR use a f...Jump to post
How long for EK and EY (Qatar does not need to apply) landing in TLV? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-12/israel-seeking-saudi-flight-agreement-to-bring-pilgrims-to-mecca-j513r5ie Israel is trying to persuade Saudi Arabia to allow it to send special Hajj pilgrimage flights to Mecca, ...Jump to post
Blast barrier soon to follow without doubt. All it takes is 1 to ruin it for everyone. Agreed, it's a shame this has happened as I am sure there will be measures put in place that would ruin the SXM experience. RIP to the woman. Is it bad that I laughed? I think it's bad that I laughed. Ye, come on...Jump to post
Carrying so much cash with you is highly stupid and dangerous. I hope he doesn't get a penny back... Really? You would actually hope that he doesn't get his money back? What has he ever done to you? Do you know him? Is he your enemy? It's beggers belief hat you would hope that for someone you don't...Jump to post
Ok then, next time start out by saying: "I don't know anything about the 757 so that makes me an expert on airliners.net" Mate Edit: Don't get so upset over something so petty. I merely suggested that does not look "normal", perhaps we have different understandings of "norm...Jump to post
It's normal. They slide out from time to time. If it slid out and requires work, then it's not normal mate. Normal is when it's not there :). It may not be an issue, but it's not "normal". Ok then, next time start out by saying: "I don't know anything about the 757 so that makes me a...Jump to post
B737900ER wrote:777GE90 wrote:I don't know anything about the 757 but that doesn't seem normal to me.
It's normal. They slide out from time to time.
I don't know anything about the 757 but that doesn't seem normal to me.Jump to post
edu2703 wrote:Rumor: In the next 48 hours:
1. Kuwait to cut ALL ties with Qatar
2. Jordan to cut ALL ties with Qatar
3. GCC to cut ALL ties with Turkey
MoKa777 wrote:Bricktop wrote:Anyone but QR!
I second that! Please, no QR.
I understand your point, it may be smarter to lease / finance rather than buy outright (especially if you want to keep a young fleet and minimize risk) but the fact still remains, they don't own them. So it is a worse position than I expected them to have. Obviously if they actually owned the aircr...Jump to post
Ha, thanks guys. Never thought their situation would be so bad. I also don't understand what's bad... they have plenty of cash and make a big profit. In fact it makes them more flexible - if they need to make big changes to their fleet they're in a better position than if they owned everything. Rem...Jump to post
Well simply, they are not as well off as I thought they were. I always had the impression EK paid for most of it's fleet outright. It doesn't make a huge amount of sense to tie up $billions of capital when you can effectively use someone else's money to finance your planes, especially given EK's fl...Jump to post
DL is behaving like the Donald Trump of the airline industry. Here's a novel idea.... How about they stop poking the hornets nest and just go about the business of being the best airline they can be? Agreed to be honest, DL is not a government organisation. They should stop being so childish and ge...Jump to post
Never thought their situation would be so bad. Help me understand why you think leasing most of their fleet puts EK in a "bad situation"? Well simply, they are not as well off as I thought they were. I always had the impression EK paid for most of it's fleet outright. As I mentioned in my...Jump to post
Looks like a mini dreamliner to me, or more like A321ish.Jump to post
EK owns only 2 of it's aircraft? Source? Page 98 of the annual report https://cdn.ek.aero/downloads/ek/pdfs/report/annual_report_2017.pdf EK owns only 2 of it's aircraft? Source? Emirates annual report. http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b101/scbriml/EK%20fleet.jpg Ha, thanks guys. Never thought the...Jump to post
I'll agree that EY and QR are likely not profitable, however to group EK in that bunch is, as you put it, 'ludicrous'. Emirates has half a trillion in assets on order or on the line. Who finances that? Four hundred thousand million dollars. The same cost as the US military, from a country the size ...Jump to post
Wow- virtually EVERY advertised feature is a significant DOWNgrade. Removal of sidewall stowage bins on the upper deck? No, thanks. ELEVEN abreast economy cabin on the lower deck? No, thanks. Removal of the staircase? No, thanks. EIGHTY more seats in the same size airliner? No, thanks. At least the...Jump to post