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by inflightVideo
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

How does QF deal with the Curfew at LHR? I understand that movements are based on noise levels. The 787 should be fairly quiet on arrival. Will they be allowed to land at 03:30? I have seen on FR24 that aircraft have circled to wait for the lifting of the curfew. QF9 wouldn't have the fuel for that...

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by inflightVideo
Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

If this is the amount of padding they've put in the schedules, would be interesting to see how much quicker the eastbound is with a healthy tailwind and no night time curfew at PER to worry about (arriving middle of the day). But surely this will severely bit into your "alternative to watching...

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by inflightVideo
Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

If this is the amount of padding they've put in the schedules, would be interesting to see how much quicker the eastbound is with a healthy tailwind and no night time curfew at PER to worry about (arriving middle of the day).

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by inflightVideo
Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

travaz wrote:
InnsbruckFlyer wrote:
Look's like QF9 is in the Northern Hemisphere now!

And only 10 Hours to go!


Just like a normal long haul flight now :D

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by inflightVideo
Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

Only 3 hours into a 17+ hour flight and already at 350. That's amazing. Yes it is amazing. Considering EY487 which departed PER about 2 hours before QF9 is currently sitting at FL360 And the same equipment too! Is it a configuration thing? Remember QF only have 236 seats vs EY's 299. So potentially...

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by inflightVideo
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

I was thinking of heading down to Heathrow tomorrow to film the departure, however looking at the winds it looks like there’s a good chance of departure from 09R, so not the best for filming. Anyone else heading to watch the departure? Also, taking into account the 1 hour time change, is it schedul...

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by inflightVideo
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

Funny that someone says that quick snapshots of a flight is real aviation video and yet you are the one accused of sitting in a plane for multiple hours for ego value ! It's the other way around surely? I take my hat off for you doing this, there and back, as mentioned in the first great post, so m...

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by inflightVideo
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

EK413 wrote:

*Update* ;)

Qantas B787-9 Dream)liner VH-ZND “Emily Kame Kngwarreye” to op the inaugural PER-LHR service.

EK413


Fantastic news! I'd heard rumours that it would be operating it but pleased that they are using this aircraft to mark the inaugural flight :)

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by inflightVideo
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

I think you will find that normal people (enthusiasts) don't sit watching a Go-pro UNEDITED video for 17 hours, especially when it's pitch black inside and outside the cabin. Take off, landing and maybe a snap shot of the meal (max 5 minutes) would be quite enough for 99.9% of enthusiasts. I think ...

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by inflightVideo
Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

BA2037 wrote:
So, where does this flight rank on the worlds longest flights then?


Second longest, after QR's AKL-DOH. It's 22 miles shorter than AKL-DOH, 186 miles longer than EK's AKL-DXB.

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by inflightVideo
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

777PHX wrote:

I'd rather watch paint dry.


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It’s going to be a great experience, although flying back on the AKL-DOH within 24 hours is probably going to be a killer!

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by inflightVideo
Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 71835

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

I'm on the inaugural flight from London to Perth, so you'll be able to fly the entire route virtually from the comfort of your home once I've uploaded a 17 hour video to YouTube of course :D Big Jet TV are also filming the departure from LHR live, and I'll be live at points throughout the flight :)

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by inflightVideo
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 51366

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

I have always wondered why faulty data on pitots have tragic consequences, really really fast, I know, Its easy to criticize from your chair at home while sipping coffee while situational awareness goes out the window due to the nature of the emergency. There is a youtube video of a female first of...

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by inflightVideo
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 51366

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

FR24 business accounts show indicated airspeed fed directly from the flight deck instruments. https://i.imgur.com/FIDEux4.jpg The IAS indicator recorded an airspeed of 784 knots when the groundspeed was just 380 knots. Unless the aircraft suddenly encountered a 400knot tailwind, the instruments were...

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by inflightVideo
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 51366

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

Firstly ADS-B data, sampled at 10 sec intervals, is going to be quite suspect in these extreme circumstances. Somebody else can give you the technical reasons, I don't pretend I know every detail. ADS-B is sampled several times per second - as per the data FR24 linked - it only updates once every 1...

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by inflightVideo
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 51366

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

FR24 does show indicated airspeed data on their business accounts. In the last few minutes of the flight, the IAS data seemed to fluctuate between 400 and 900kts as it climbed through 4,000ft up to 6,000ft. Just before the descent begins it is showing an IAS of 898kts. Clearly erroneous but could th...

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by inflightVideo
Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air operation delayed?
Replies: 10
Views: 4690

Re: Primera Air operation delayed?

Either full refund or flights from STN with expenses to travel to STN. Not sure what to take right now, who says they won’t cancel their STN flights too?


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by inflightVideo
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air operation delayed?
Replies: 10
Views: 4690

Re: Primera Air operation delayed?

People flying in October have also had their flights cancelled so it looks like more of a long term thing.

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by inflightVideo
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air operation delayed?
Replies: 10
Views: 4690

Re: Primera Air operation delayed?

Just got confirmation that my flights in June (inaugural BHXBOS and back from EWR) are cancelled [emoji35][emoji35]


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by inflightVideo
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 787 sets record for quickest subsonic transatlantic flight
Replies: 70
Views: 18180

Re: Norwegian 787 sets record for quickest subsonic transatlantic flight

mat66 wrote:
Impressive. The more important question is, if they serve Guinness at Dublin Airport at 4am. In other words, what do you do arriving at this time? Surprised DUB is open 24h actually.


I wonder how long the wait on the ground for a stand was!

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by inflightVideo
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways and the 767
Replies: 100
Views: 23548

Re: British Airways and the 767

Looking at the schedules it looks like BA have their last 767 flights scheduled on October 27 2018. 27OCT18 BA456/7 LHRMADLHR 0620-0940 1055-1215 BA902/3 LHRFRALHR 0705-0940 1055-1145 BA662/3 LHRLCALHR 1145-1820 1935-2235 BA632/3 LHRATHLHR 1315-1855 1955-2145 BA780/1 LHRARNLHR 1320-1655 1805-1950 Lo...

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by inflightVideo
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian considering expanding services in SWF
Replies: 59
Views: 7454

Re: Norwegian considering expanding services in SWF

I wonder if PVD also going well for them. Anyway I think MAN/BHX or maybe something more risky like ABZ or NCL can work. I know it's one flight, but when I did PVD-EDI the other week the flight was very busy with only a couple of rows empty at the back (possibly due to weight restrictions on the 73...

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by inflightVideo
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery
Replies: 92
Views: 21651

Re: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery

Well done to KLM for keeping it a secret for so long - they'll surely be making a tonne of money through everyone booking the 'original' last flights (on 29th), then the 'revised' last flights (on 28th), and now the London flight!

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by inflightVideo
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Troy Gentry, of Montgomery Gentry, Killed in Helicopter Crash; Bloomington, NJ
Replies: 3
Views: 2169

Re: Troy Gentry, of Montgomery Gentry, Killed in Helicopter Crash; Bloomington, NJ

https://theblast.com/troy-gentry-helico ... ncy-audio/
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Awful :( One of the greats of country music. It seems they were having mechanical issues and were waiting for the fire crews to arrive before attempting a landing, audio of the emergency dispatch crews has been released:

https://theblast.com/troy-gentry-helico ... ncy-audio/

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by inflightVideo
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Irma's Impact on Aviation
Replies: 391
Views: 54304

Re: Hurricane Irma's Impact on the Lesser Antilles

https://twitter.com/PTZtv/status/905403131361730560

Looks absolutely insane.
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The Maho Beachcam is now destroyed, here are the final moments before it went down:

https://twitter.com/PTZtv/status/905403131361730560

Looks absolutely insane.

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by inflightVideo
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman runs across tarmac at Edinburgh airport
Replies: 23
Views: 5046

Re: Woman runs across tarmac at Edinburgh airport

It was indeed myself who filmed this incident. As ChrisKen mentioned I had just disembarked the aircraft after filming the flight, D81605 from PVD. There were two buses sent, this one and one at the rear (towards the nose of the aircraft). I was standing in the forward door of the front bus as I had...

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by inflightVideo
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is it worth paying for seats?
Replies: 15
Views: 1078

Re: Is it worth paying for seats?

For me, it's crucial. I will pay any amount for a window seat. I begrudgingly paid over $100 for one flight for the 4 of us with AF on an upcoming flight, to avoid being stuck in the middle. I completely understand the concept and I like window seats too, but these are rather contradictory statemen...

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by inflightVideo
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SXM: Maho Beach Road to be rerouted following fatality
Replies: 67
Views: 14213

Re: SXM: Maho Beach Road to be rerouted following fatality

As someone who has never been to SXM, what's to stop them extending the runway the other way and moving the threshold back a few hundred meters? That way you keep the low landings over the beach (albeit a little higher) and remove the risk of people riding the fence. Either that or replace the concr...

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by inflightVideo
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SXM: Maho Beach Road to be rerouted following fatality
Replies: 67
Views: 14213

SXM: Maho Beach Road to be rerouted following fatality

Interesting article that claims the Beacon Hill Road at the end of SXM's runway is to be rerouted amidst safety improvements following the death of the tourist. Safety fence to be moved further back to prevent people gettin too close. http://livestormchasers.com/2017/07/21/st-maarten-beacon-hill-ent...

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by inflightVideo
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow watch this 757 use reverse thrust to back up
Replies: 53
Views: 20597

Re: Wow watch this 757 use reverse thrust to back up

The Loganair Twin Otters use powerback at GLA too. I was onboard one that did it and filmed it: https://youtu.be/XnJvcZEu8Nk?t=25m34s It was awesome and totally unexpected. Only ever seen this at ATL with the old DC9s, never seen in the UK before. Interesting that they call for clearance stating tha...

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by inflightVideo
Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is it worth paying for seats?
Replies: 15
Views: 1078

Re: Is it worth paying for seats?

For me, it's crucial. I will pay any amount for a window seat. I begrudgingly paid over $100 for one flight for the 4 of us with AF on an upcoming flight, to avoid being stuck in the middle.

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by inflightVideo
Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Plane spotting at KEF?
Replies: 6
Views: 2199

Re: Plane spotting at KEF?

Not a KEF native but visited recently. There's no viewing terrace that I saw, but there are some good places to spot around the runway ends. Unfortunately the runway thresholds are a fair way inside the perimeter so the closest you get is when they fly over a few hundred metres from the end of the r...

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by inflightVideo
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Heading home from the Golden City: UA B747-400 SFO-LHR (with full length flight video)
Replies: 1
Views: 3207

Heading home from the Golden City: UA B747-400 SFO-LHR (with full length flight video)

After my inbound 12 hour flight from Frankfurt (http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1366521), I had just 12 hours on the west coast of the USA before heading back to the airport for my return flight to London. It was by far the most beautiful place in the USA I've ever had the ple...

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by inflightVideo
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My most beautiful flight yet: UA B747-400 FRA-SFO (with full length flight video)
Replies: 2
Views: 4256

Re: My most beautiful flight yet: UA B747-400 FRA-SFO (with full length flight video)

Man I've always wanted to go on one of those, especially before they go at the end of this year. When we came back from Scotland a couple of weeks ago on a B757-200 ( EDI-ORD) I saw the the tip of Greenland. It was pretty. Anyway, I'm trying to get down to SFO to do SFO-LHR on the 747. Appropriate ...

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by inflightVideo
Wed Jul 05, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How are delays managed at very busy slot controlled airports?
Replies: 7
Views: 2459

Re: How are delays managed at very busy slot controlled airports?

I don't know if it changes anything, but I flew on UA901 a couple of weeks ago and while we left 40 minutes late, it wasn't shown as a 'late' flight, rather they updated the flight schedule about 2 hours before the flight and I got an email from Amadeus / CheckMyTrip advising me that the flight had ...

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by inflightVideo
Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SNA closed to arrivals- Cessna 310 down
Replies: 18
Views: 5162

Re: SNA closed to arrivals- Cessna 310 down

Video of the crash:

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Photo:

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by inflightVideo
Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My most beautiful flight yet: UA B747-400 FRA-SFO (with full length flight video)
Replies: 2
Views: 4256

My most beautiful flight yet: UA B747-400 FRA-SFO (with full length flight video)

I have always wanted to take a direct flight to the west coast of the US. Something about flying over Greenland and Northern Canada has always appealed to me, and the easiest way to do this would be to head from Europe to San Francisco. United still operate the B747-400 on this route, and when a che...

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by inflightVideo
Wed Jun 21, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery
Replies: 92
Views: 21651

Re: Fokker 70 Goodbye Livery

KLM have just changed the flights on Oct 29th from F70 to E190, making the last flight operate on the 28th as per above. Interestingly the aircraft operating the late flights to the UK (HUY for example) on Saturday are still shown as F70.

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by inflightVideo
Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW NOW
Replies: 10
Views: 2732

Re: WOW NOW

They are doing amazingly well. They have the benefit of geography, being able to serve well North America and Europe which few LCCs are able to do. I flew with them LGW-KEF-LGW a few weeks ago, both flights were almost full. KEF is heaving with passengers these days too.

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by inflightVideo
Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet A319 Diverts to CGN due to 'threat' to aircraft
Replies: 20
Views: 4810

easyJet A319 Diverts to CGN due to 'threat' to aircraft

http://www.airlive.net/breaking-cologne-airport-on-lockdown-after-easyjet-u23246-immediate-landing-due-to-bomb-threat/ https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/u23246#dafc6b4 News story (in German) http://www.bild.de/regional/koeln/easyjet/maschine-muss-in-koeln-notlanden-52132876.bild.html#fromWa...

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by inflightVideo
Thu May 18, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 763 at LAS?
Replies: 12
Views: 4663

Re: BA 763 at LAS?

Heading back to ORY tonight as BA8028, departing LAS at 17:00 local and back to ORY around 13:10 tomorrow.

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by inflightVideo
Tue May 16, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 763 at LAS?
Replies: 12
Views: 4663

Re: BA 763 at LAS?

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/f-hilu
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It's OpenSkies 767-300 F-HILU. Operated SNN-KEF-SFO on 12 May as BA8027, then SFO-LAS on 14 May as EC8032 and is still on the ground in LAS.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/f-hilu

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by inflightVideo
Tue May 16, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Liveries Still In Use?
Replies: 64
Views: 12766

Re: Oldest Liveries Still In Use?

Ryanair has its current livery since about 1987, at least I did find photos of BAC11s that already have the livery currently still in use Ryanair updated their livery in the early 2000s : 0259955,1971010 They also made a few minor modifications in the last few years - a slightly different shade of ...

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by inflightVideo
Tue May 16, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The end of scheduled A345 service?
Replies: 54
Views: 10766

Re: The death of the A345?

Nope you're wrong. Azerbaijan Airlines are still flying two. For now. They seem to be operating them on GYD-DME and GYD-DXB at the moment, but from the schedule they seem to drop down to just GYD-DXB from the end of May and the DXB drops to an A320 from the end of August. A shame, in that livery th...

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by inflightVideo
Mon May 15, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA Business Class Boeing 777-200ER LHR-MAD | With Full Flight Video/ATC
Replies: 5
Views: 4459

Re: BA Business Class Boeing 777-200ER LHR-MAD | With Full Flight Video/ATC

Sorry to hear about the experience of you in the checkpoint! But then I can't say that I am surprised! However you were in the fast track lane and the agents were usually a bit more courteous. Nevertheless I am happy to read about your flight and I am curious on flying that 777 flight to Madrid too...

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by inflightVideo
Fri May 05, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BA Business Class Boeing 777-200ER LHR-MAD | With Full Flight Video/ATC
Replies: 5
Views: 4459

BA Business Class Boeing 777-200ER LHR-MAD | With Full Flight Video/ATC

I heard that BA were operating the 772 on the LHR-MAD flight on the daily BA458/BA459 rotation. I also wanted to get on the Iberia A340-600 so this was a perfect opportunity to get the 772 and the 346 on one day. Fortunately I had a few Avios points and was able to get the outbound 772 flight in J f...

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by inflightVideo
Mon May 01, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's LHR-MAD 777 Operations
Replies: 21
Views: 6944

Re: BA's LHR-MAD 777 Operations

I flew this route in J yesterday. F cabin empty, J cabin about half full, Y was also pretty empty from what I could tell but it was a Sunday morning. There were people in W, if I remember from when I booked the W cabin was sold as Y. The crew were long haul 777 crew, and explained that they'd had di...

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by inflightVideo
Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada reveals new corporate livery
Replies: 588
Views: 87445

Re: Air Canada reveals new corporate livery

I like it. Reminds me of their beautiful previous scheme. Canada goose eyes too, very nice. Vast improvement over the toothpaste scheme IMO.

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