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by lmml 14/32
Thu Mar 03, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Easa Class 2 Medical
Replies: 1
Views: 2359

Easa Class 2 Medical

I recently passed my EASA PPL skills test and obtained my Private Pilot's Licence.....yippeee!! Five months later, I am diagnosed with prostate cancer and am undergoing hormone suppressing treatment. Prognosis is good as, fortunately, the cancer was discovered in the early stages. The problem is tha...

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by lmml 14/32
Sun Oct 20, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack Of Proper Food Handling Training For F/A's
Replies: 13
Views: 7796

RE: Lack Of Proper Food Handling Training For F/A's

At my airline, we are given food hygene training, which is certificated and refreshed every other year.

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by lmml 14/32
Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde - BA/AF Differing Attitudes
Replies: 51
Views: 14884

Concorde - BA/AF Differing Attitudes

Judging from the large and varying number of youtube vids about Concorde, I get the impression that <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> was extremely enthusiastic about flying this SST while <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> was simply, well, just happy. Anybody else shares this fee...

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by lmml 14/32
Mon Aug 19, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AFR894 A343 Diverted
Replies: 1
Views: 2060

AFR894 A343 Diverted

Anybody kows why AFR894 <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> to <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold-Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym> has diverted to <acronym title="Reykjavik (RKV / BIRK), Icela...

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by lmml 14/32
Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:40 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Air Nav Pro For IPad
Replies: 4
Views: 11084

Air Nav Pro For IPad

I am thinking of downloading (purchasing) Air Nav Pro for iPad. I need it solely for VFR flying in Southern Europe. There are two options - Standard and Pro. I have been reviewing both and found the Standard version quite suitable. However I have a gut feeling that I will regret not getting the Pro ...

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by lmml 14/32
Sat Jun 29, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The Meacham Hustler
Replies: 2
Views: 4816

The Meacham Hustler

I remember during my flight training in Fort Worth Meacham there was a B-58 Hustler on the field. Is it still there? If not what happenned to it? Pics please. Tks.

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by lmml 14/32
Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Malta - Awakening The Spirit Of Travel
Replies: 0
Views: 2067

Air Malta - Awakening The Spirit Of Travel

The latest marketing video from the new and revamped Air Malta. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcGmSvBpvhM&feature=youtu.be The new management is definately thinking out of the box as opposed to the traditional and obsolete manner of doing business as was happenning until recently. I wish Air M...

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by lmml 14/32
Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Malta Airborne Video
Replies: 14
Views: 3936

RE: Air Malta Airborne Video

And here's the final cut, audio included....!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jHnxB2eYHY&feature=player_embedded

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by lmml 14/32
Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Malta Airborne Video
Replies: 14
Views: 3936

RE: Air Malta Airborne Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bennett123" class="quote" target="_blank">bennett123</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Does anyone know what aircraft was use...

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by lmml 14/32
Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Malta Airborne Video
Replies: 14
Views: 3936

RE: Air Malta Airborne Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ceo%40afg" class="quote" target="_blank">[email protected]</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>one thing I just can't understand about Ai...

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by lmml 14/32
Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Malta Airborne Video
Replies: 14
Views: 3936

Air Malta Airborne Video

This is probably a leaked preview of some three hours of airborne footage shot this week with two Air Malta A320's flying low over the Maltese Islands sporting the recently introduced new livery which is now worn by all but one of the 10 Airbus 320/319 mix flown by Air Malta. <a href="http://www.you...

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by lmml 14/32
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turbulence And Hot Beverage Service
Replies: 12
Views: 3525

RE: Turbulence And Hot Beverage Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/XEspecialist" class="quote" target="_blank">XEspecialist</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>As a former flight attendant, I wo...

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by lmml 14/32
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turbulence And Hot Beverage Service
Replies: 12
Views: 3525

Turbulence And Hot Beverage Service

I am curious what most airlines' policies are regarding continuation of inflight service, particularly hot berverage service, during turbulence (excluding moderate to severe and severe turbulence, of course). Do airlines leave this to the discretion of the Purser or do they have strict stoppage poli...

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by lmml 14/32
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which EI A320s For VS Service?
Replies: 15
Views: 5783

RE: Which EI A320s For VS Service?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bx737" class="quote" target="_blank">bx737</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>There are two more A319s to join the fleet, </i>...

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by lmml 14/32
Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Emergency Landing PDX. Captain Unconscious
Replies: 56
Views: 14919

RE: AS Emergency Landing PDX. Captain Unconscious

To my mind the FO did a great job. Pilots are trained ad nauseam to perform to proceedures. This FO had to perform PF and PNF duties himself at the same time as well as being in a very tense cockpit.

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by lmml 14/32
Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BMI A330 G-WWBD To Be Parted Out
Replies: 61
Views: 20853

RE: BMI A330 G-WWBD To Be Parted Out

So sad. This must be one of the first, if not THE first, 21st century built airframe to be parted out.

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by lmml 14/32
Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:50 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Duxford Directions
Replies: 3
Views: 6054

Duxford Directions

Hi, I am planning a visit to Duxford Imperial War Museum in the UK. There used to be a bus that runs from the train station directly to the museum which, sadly nowadays only runs on Sundays and airshow days. Any suggestions how to get to the IWM avoiding an expensive taxi ride?
Thanks.

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by lmml 14/32
Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Sale Of Inflight Meals
Replies: 26
Views: 9118

Sale Of Inflight Meals

What scheduled airlines currently offer meals only on sale in Economy/coach class?

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by lmml 14/32
Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta AMS-DTW
Replies: 1
Views: 4406

Delta AMS-DTW

Flying Delta for the first time from AMS to DTW this week on A330. What to expect and look out for?

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by lmml 14/32
Wed Sep 05, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Valencia Airport-hotel Transfers
Replies: 0
Views: 4456

Valencia Airport-hotel Transfers

Can you suggest a good, reliable and reasonably charged airport-hotel-airport ground transfer operator please? Tks.

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by lmml 14/32
Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR @ BUD. How Legal And Safe Is This?
Replies: 70
Views: 11376

RE: FR @ BUD. How Legal And Safe Is This?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/GCT64" class="quote" target="_blank">GCT64</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i>Boarding during fueling is allowed in Europe, ...

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by lmml 14/32
Fri Aug 03, 2012 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR @ BUD. How Legal And Safe Is This?
Replies: 70
Views: 11376

RE: FR @ BUD. How Legal And Safe Is This?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/spacecadet" class="quote" target="_blank">spacecadet</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Anyway, I don't see what the problem...

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by lmml 14/32
Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR @ BUD. How Legal And Safe Is This?
Replies: 70
Views: 11376

RE: FR @ BUD. How Legal And Safe Is This?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AA94" class="quote" target="_blank">AA94</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>I'm not sure if some of this is actually what go...

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by lmml 14/32
Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FR @ BUD. How Legal And Safe Is This?
Replies: 70
Views: 11376

FR @ BUD. How Legal And Safe Is This?

Ryanair at Budapest Int'l Airport, Hungary. With the collapse of MALEV, the Hungarian national airline, Ryanair stepped in as the resident airline. This is how it treats it's paying passengers - planes park at a remote stand to avoid paying the extra charge of the airbridge. The airport, being on it...

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by lmml 14/32
Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery For Air Malta
Replies: 51
Views: 21669

RE: New Livery For Air Malta

Here is Air Malta's new livery, coming September 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DdT--if6XI

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by lmml 14/32
Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery For Air Malta
Replies: 51
Views: 21669

RE: New Livery For Air Malta

Ok, just back from the staff presentation party. The new livery will be on the first aircraft by end September. It looks gorgeous, somewhere between the traditional and the more modern and appealing in today's world. Air Malta will be branded "The Airline of the Maltese Islands - MALTA". The cross i...

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by lmml 14/32
Mon Jul 30, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery For Air Malta
Replies: 51
Views: 21669

RE: New Livery For Air Malta

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/garpd" class="quote" target="_blank">garpd</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Can't wait to see what they've come up with. Air...

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by lmml 14/32
Mon Jul 30, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery For Air Malta
Replies: 51
Views: 21669

RE: New Livery For Air Malta

No there will not be an unveiling of a real plane. Just the new livery and corporate re-branding. I have no clue whatsoever what the planes will look like but persistent rumours indicate the new livery will be a colourful one.

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by lmml 14/32
Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Livery For Air Malta
Replies: 51
Views: 21669

New Livery For Air Malta

This evening Air Malta will announce the new livery as part of a complete re-branding of the airline, in an event to which all staff and the media have been invited. <acronym title="Air Malta">KM</acronym> is presently going thru a complete makeover following many years of losses. The previous manag...

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by lmml 14/32
Tue Jul 17, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Cessna Rental On Mackinac Island MI
Replies: 4
Views: 13376

RE: Cessna Rental On Mackinac Island MI

Thanks for the reply. Yes, that's what found too. I will be just as happy to fly as a passenger if I will not be able to effect a rental all for myself. So any contacts anyone can provide are welcome.

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by lmml 14/32
Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:51 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Cessna Rental On Mackinac Island MI
Replies: 4
Views: 13376

Cessna Rental On Mackinac Island MI

Is there a flight school or any private owners that rent Cessna 172 on Mackinac island, Michigan? Tks.

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by lmml 14/32
Sun Jul 15, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeeLine Emergency Landing At PSA
Replies: 0
Views: 3625

BeeLine Emergency Landing At PSA

Last night we heard a BeeLine callsign declaring emergency and landing at PSA due to a baby on board not breathing. anything further on this please?

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by lmml 14/32
Wed May 30, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: VFR - Flying The Horizon
Replies: 6
Views: 14237

RE: VFR - Flying The Horizon

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PITrules" class="quote" target="_blank">PITrules</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>For Steep turns, use the bug splatters on ...

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by lmml 14/32
Mon May 21, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: VFR - Flying The Horizon
Replies: 6
Views: 14237

RE: VFR - Flying The Horizon

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mir" class="quote" target="_blank">Mir</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>ask your instructor to fly the airplane while you ta...

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by lmml 14/32
Fri May 18, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: VFR - Flying The Horizon
Replies: 6
Views: 14237

VFR - Flying The Horizon

I am doing my PPL and am having problems flying steep turns slow flight using the natural outside horizon to maintain my altitude. My problem is that I don't know where the horizon should be with reference to the engine cowl and I keep under/overshooting the bank angle and porpoising a lot to stay m...

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by lmml 14/32
Sat May 12, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Locking Rows 1 - 4
Replies: 59
Views: 24461

RE: Ryanair Locking Rows 1 - 4

FR blocks rows according to the load. The reason being that since the crew do the cleaning on their very short turnarounds, it saves time on the ground.

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by lmml 14/32
Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinion On The Air Malta Logo Jet
Replies: 4
Views: 4748

RE: Opinion On The Air Malta Logo Jet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/juced" class="quote" target="_blank">juced</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>if it was in another colour it would look a lot ...

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by lmml 14/32
Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinion On The Air Malta Logo Jet
Replies: 4
Views: 4748

Opinion On The Air Malta Logo Jet

I think more contrast is needed, for example paint the belly or the entire fuselage a light shade of blue to make the picture of the city stand out. Opinions? <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Air-Malta/Airbus-A320-214/2083890/L/" target="_bl...

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by lmml 14/32
Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Malta Logo Jet
Replies: 2
Views: 3681

Air Malta Logo Jet

The first Air Malta Logo Jet A320 <acronym title="Eco Air (Algeria)">9H</acronym>-AEO was rolled out yesterday at LHT <acronym title="Shannon (SNN / EINN), Ireland">SNN</acronym> where the paintjob was applied. It then flew it's <acronym title="Luqa - Malta International (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</ac...

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by lmml 14/32
Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: First Female Pilot To Join Red Arrows Leaves
Replies: 7
Views: 6585

RE: First Female Pilot To Join Red Arrows Leaves

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bennett123" class="quote" target="_blank">bennett123</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I recall that in September 2011, she w...

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by lmml 14/32
Sat Mar 03, 2012 4:33 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cabin Refurbishment Costs
Replies: 5
Views: 6073

Cabin Refurbishment Costs

What does it cost an airline to refurbish the interior of it's fleet? I am particularly interested in the unit costs per aircraft type.
Thanks.

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by lmml 14/32
Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Bruntingthorpe Fast Taxi Runs.
Replies: 2
Views: 3230

Bruntingthorpe Fast Taxi Runs.

When are the fast taxi runs of the Lightning, Victor, Hunter and Buccaneer scheduled for 2012 please?

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by lmml 14/32
Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have Airline Executives Ever Been Jailed?
Replies: 29
Views: 6805

Have Airline Executives Ever Been Jailed?

Have any airline executives ever been convicted and jailed over mismanagement and corruption while holding executive or other important position with "their" airline?

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by lmml 14/32
Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying While Visibly Ill: Airline Policy Question
Replies: 19
Views: 6673

RE: Flying While Visibly Ill: Airline Policy Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/affirmative" class="quote" target="_blank">affirmative</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>However, if you're feeling sick and ...

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by lmml 14/32
Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caribbean Airlines To Start London Gatwick!
Replies: 42
Views: 12610

RE: Caribbean Airlines To Start London Gatwick!

I am under the impression that BWIA had LHR slots in the past. Can anybody confirm this and what happened to these slots?

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by lmml 14/32
Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Evidence Re Erebus
Replies: 9
Views: 4664

RE: New Evidence Re Erebus

The fact remains that the flight plan had been altered the night before by ANZ ops without the knowledge of the crew. Therefore all decisions made by the crew during the flight were on the assumption that they were somewhere which in fact they were not.

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by lmml 14/32
Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Disco
Replies: 22
Views: 16927

RE: British Airways Disco

The newer generation 'Buses seem to be bugged where cabin lighting is concerned. Although I've never experienced anything like the above, very often the reading lights recycle by themselves with a clicking sound several times during the flight. Also after landing in very hot (temps >45deg celcius) t...

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by lmml 14/32
Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How An Nappy Can Ground An Aircraft
Replies: 3
Views: 2913

RE: How An Nappy Can Ground An Aircraft

Not an unusual occurrance, it seems. One of our planes was grounded just as it was about to push back for the same silly reason.

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by lmml 14/32
Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Very Inspiring Aviation Video
Replies: 6
Views: 3668

RE: A Very Inspiring Aviation Video

At Air Malta we also have a pilot who does similar high quality vids using four cams. Unfortunately he does not upload on Youtube, which is a shame. Here he is in this clip I shot from his back seat a year ago. This is for you NIN.... <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-m8tgDMR10" target="_bla...

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