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by motif1
Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 331
Views: 39808

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

Happy New Year! My first ever trip with Spirit: Feb 23 NK799 BOS-TPA A319 Feb 27 NK794 TPA-BOS A319 My first Spirit experience was quite unpleasant. Our flight had over 6 hours delay and we left Boston at close to 3 AM in the morning. Nevertheless 2018 is shaping up much busier than 2017 ... not th...

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by motif1
Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 331
Views: 39808

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

Happy New Year!
My first ever trip with Spirit:
Feb 23 NK799 BOS-TPA A319
Feb 27 NK794 TPA-BOS A319

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by motif1
Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List
Replies: 243
Views: 20407

Re: Your 2017 Booked/ Flown Flights List

4 AUG DL1762 BOS-ATL A321
4 AUG DL 174 ATL-MXP 767-400
7 AUG W6 4352 BGY-SOF A321 (Wizz Air)
25 AUG W6 4351 SOF-BGY A321
28 AUG AA199 MXP-JFK B763
28 AUG AA199 JFK-BOS A320

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by motif1
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Wizz Air stops charging for hand luggage!
Replies: 10
Views: 1486

Re: Wizz Air stops charging for hand luggage!

Great news! I wish they had done it earlier. I am flying them twice this summer.

In their defense I would like to point out that the fees and rules are listed quite clearly so I would not trust the surprised travellers.

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by motif1
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 hits 30 years in the skies.
Replies: 12
Views: 2629

Re: A320 hits 30 years in the skies.

What is the oldest A320 in service and where is it now? Does anyone know?


... oh wait! I can check AirFleets. According to their list it is Air India's VT-EPF, MSN49, first flown on May 19, 1989. I wonder if that information is correct...


M1

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by motif1
Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air Varna Base incl. flights to Tel Aviv
Replies: 1
Views: 447

Re: Wizz Air Varna Base incl. flights to Tel Aviv

LTenEleven wrote:
Wizz Air have announced a 3 weekly Varna-Tel Aviv flight from 21 July 2017.

That's a late start for the 2017 season...


Thanks for keeping us up-to-date!

M1

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by motif1
Tue Jan 03, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sofia (SOF) - Record 50% Increase in Passenger Numbers
Replies: 10
Views: 2641

Re: Sofia (SOF) - Record 50% Increase in Passenger Numbers

Sofia (SOF) is seeing a huge increase in passengers with increased Wizz Air operations (now at an advertised 7 aircraft but 6 in reality) and the new 3 aircraft Ryanair base. Passengers for November were 462,000, a 49% year on year increase. The old Terminal 1 saw 257,000 passengers (a 2.5x increas...

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by motif1
Fri Dec 16, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Airliners.net Homepage Preview
Replies: 152
Views: 14616

Re: New Airliners.net Homepage Preview

I like the new suggestion. Good job!

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by motif1
Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.
Replies: 250
Views: 29854

Re: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.

It's been my quietest year for air travel in a decade at least. Nothing flown so far. Here's what's coming up in August 2016: 08-03-2016 BOS-FCO AZ615 A330 EI-EJK 08-04-2016 FCO-LIN AZ2068 E190 EI-RNE 08-12-2016 BGY-SOF W6 4325 A320 (My first Wizz Air flight! and finally making all three Milano air...

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by motif1
Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.
Replies: 250
Views: 29854

Re: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.

Is there a way to find out the registration of the aircraft I'd be flying tomorrow, Aug 3 BOS-FCO?
Flightaware does not display the registrations. I thought I might track the incoming flight but it won't help.

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by motif1
Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.
Replies: 250
Views: 29854

Re: Your 2015/2016 Booked/Flown List.

It's been my quietest year for air travel in a decade at least. Nothing flown so far. Here's what's coming up in August 2016: 08-03-2016 BOS-FCO AZ615 A330 EI-EJK 08-04-2016 FCO-LIN AZ2068 E190 EI-RNE 08-12-2016 BGY-SOF W6 4325 A320 (My first Wizz Air flight! and finally making all three Milano airp...

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by motif1
Thu Apr 21, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC Express aircraft landed with collapsed nose gear in YQX
Replies: 29
Views: 14346

AC Express aircraft landed with collapsed nose gear in YQX

According to the The Globe and Mail Air Canada plane crash-landed in Newfoundland. <a href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/air-canada-plane-crash-lands-in-newfoundland/article29705021/" target="_blank">http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/...s-in-newfoundland/article29705021/</a> The ac...

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by motif1
Wed Apr 06, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Sofia (SOF) Base - 3 Aircraft & 21 Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 7524

RE: Ryanair Sofia (SOF) Base - 3 Aircraft & 21 Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/teahan" class="quote" target="_blank">teahan</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>That would be convenient for some parties in...

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by motif1
Thu Mar 31, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Sofia (SOF) Base - 3 Aircraft & 21 Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 7524

RE: Ryanair Sofia (SOF) Base - 3 Aircraft & 21 Routes

For once I am not happy with more competition coming to Sofia. <acronym title="Ryanair (Ireland)">FR</acronym>'s move might lead to more legacies leaving and traveling to <acronym title="Sofia (- Vrazhdebna) (SOF / LBSF), Bulgaria">SOF</acronym> from other continents will become a chore. I don't wan...

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by motif1
Wed Nov 25, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flexjet Orders 20 Aerion AS2 Supersonic Jets
Replies: 91
Views: 18602

RE: Flexjet Orders 20 Aerion AS2 Supersonic Jets

How high would that plane fly at supersonic speeds? Does anyone know?

M1

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by motif1
Wed Nov 18, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flexjet Orders 20 Aerion AS2 Supersonic Jets
Replies: 91
Views: 18602

RE: Flexjet Orders 20 Aerion AS2 Supersonic Jets

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bomber996" class="quote" target="_blank">bomber996</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>http://www.aerionsupersonic.com/techni...

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by motif1
Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 7
Replies: 161
Views: 15538

RE: Boston Aviation - Part 7

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/adamh8297" class="quote" target="_blank">adamh8297</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Boston - General Edwar...

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by motif1
Wed Nov 04, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 3
Replies: 376
Views: 100896

RE: Kolavia A321 Crashes In Sinai / Egypt - Part 3

A new piece in the WSJ: <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Islamic State Offshoot Invites Russian Plane Crash Investigators to ‘Prove it Wasn’t Us’</i></font></td></tr></table><a href="http:/...

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by motif1
Thu Oct 15, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Fuel Emergency
Replies: 21
Views: 12708

RE: UAL Fuel Emergency

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hohd" class="quote" target="_blank">hohd</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>If <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</ac...

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by motif1
Mon Oct 05, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Violence At Air France Headquarters
Replies: 95
Views: 24502

RE: Violence At Air France Headquarters

What are people supposed to do when everything else fails?
Viva la revolución!

M1

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by motif1
Fri Oct 02, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Could Anyone Correct This Airline Code On A.net?
Replies: 50
Views: 4180

RE: Could Anyone Correct This Airline Code On A.net?

Seeing that <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)">VX</acronym> still reflects ACES (Columbia) and the discrepancy was pointed out (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) I think that it is safe to assume that requests on this thread are not being fulfilled. Should we report these in the BUGS threa...

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by motif1
Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 6
Replies: 204
Views: 20137

RE: Boston Aviation - Part 6

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VAM8789" class="quote" target="_blank">VAM8789</a> (<a href="#83" class="quote">Reply 83</a>):<br/><i>remove the parking in front of E</i></font...

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by motif1
Thu Oct 01, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 6
Replies: 204
Views: 20137

RE: Boston Aviation - Part 6

Am I the only one who thinks that <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym> border control is becoming a real bottleneck? My last few flights have been awful with 5-6 widebodies arriving about the same time and huge lines at...

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by motif1
Thu Oct 01, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Express Wingstrike @ Mcallen Miller Int
Replies: 42
Views: 11473

RE: US Airways Express Wingstrike @ Mcallen Miller Int

Thank you flightsimer, C767P, web500sjc and everybody else who contributed! Very illuminating.

M1

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by motif1
Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Express Wingstrike @ Mcallen Miller Int
Replies: 42
Views: 11473

RE: US Airways Express Wingstrike @ Mcallen Miller Int

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/web500sjc" class="quote" target="_blank">web500sjc</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>Mesa has 1 CRJ200 that sits in the cor...

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by motif1
Tue Sep 29, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Could Anyone Correct This Airline Code On A.net?
Replies: 50
Views: 4180

RE: Could Anyone Correct This Airline Code On A.net?

Could anyone correct the entry for FB so it reflects Bulgaria Air and not Fine Air?

Thank you,

M1

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by motif1
Fri Sep 25, 2015 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 6
Replies: 204
Views: 20137

RE: Boston Aviation - Part 6

From the dedicated thread <i><a href="/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/6505140" target="_blank">Rumour: Norwegian To Launch Cork-Boston</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/Jamie2k9" class="quote" target="_blank">Jamie2k9</a> Sep 24 2015 in Civil Aviation)</font> <table border="0"...

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by motif1
Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Part 331
Replies: 363
Views: 4542

RE: Word Game Part 331

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/2707200X" class="quote" target="_blank">2707200X</a> (<a href="#81" class="quote">Reply 81</a>):<br/><i>Moats  </i></font></td></tr></table...

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by motif1
Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: Disappearing Euro Flag Carriers
Replies: 8
Views: 3154

RE: WSJ: Disappearing Euro Flag Carriers

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HALtheAI" class="quote" target="_blank">HALtheAI</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Just Google the article title. Redirected ...

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by motif1
Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: Disappearing Euro Flag Carriers
Replies: 8
Views: 3154

RE: WSJ: Disappearing Euro Flag Carriers

The article is behind a pay wall unfortunatelly.

M1

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by motif1
Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK Part 82
Replies: 179
Views: 35648

RE: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK Part 82

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/holzmann" class="quote" target="_blank">holzmann</a> (<a href="#173" class="quote">Reply 173</a>):<br/><i>CNN reporting …</i></font></td></tr></...

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by motif1
Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Macedonia To Set Up National Airline
Replies: 22
Views: 3924

RE: Macedonia To Set Up National Airline

I don't think it is going to work. Even Bulgaria cannot support TATL traffic.
M1

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by motif1
Tue Apr 21, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: About Pilots Who Spill Drinks In Cockpit?
Replies: 52
Views: 18602

RE: About Pilots Who Spill Drinks In Cockpit?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/P206" class="quote" target="_blank">P206</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i> They were flying at 10000 meters,they descend 2...

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by motif1
Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wired: In-flight WiFi Vulnerable To Hackers
Replies: 13
Views: 2482

RE: Wired: In-flight WiFi Vulnerable To Hackers

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Siren" class="quote" target="_blank">Siren</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> I can't imagine hacking a plane as beneficial t...

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by motif1
Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US GAO: Next Gen Planes Vulnerable To Hackers
Replies: 1
Views: 1480

RE: US GAO: Next Gen Planes Vulnerable To Hackers

There seem to be 3 threads on this topic: <i><a href="/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/6373309" target="_blank">Wired: In-flight WiFi Vulnerable To Hackers</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/MD95sOverATL" class="quote" target="_blank">MD95sOverATL</a> Apr 15 2015 in Civil Aviati...

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by motif1
Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wired: In-flight WiFi Vulnerable To Hackers
Replies: 13
Views: 2482

RE: Wired: In-flight WiFi Vulnerable To Hackers

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD95sOverATL" class="quote" target="_blank">MD95sOverATL</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>There's no way that these s...

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by motif1
Fri Apr 10, 2015 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79
Replies: 213
Views: 34278

RE: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YoungMans" class="quote" target="_blank">YoungMans</a> (<a href="#67" class="quote">Reply 67</a>):<br/><i>No doubt, when the 49,100 kg of fuel w...

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by motif1
Thu Apr 09, 2015 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79
Replies: 213
Views: 34278

RE: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/solarflyer22" class="quote" target="_blank">solarflyer22</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i> I thought the Immersat data con...

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by motif1
Thu Apr 09, 2015 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lightning Strike Rips A Hole In The Nose Of FI671
Replies: 69
Views: 17298

RE: Lightning Strike Rips A Hole In The Nose Of FI671

I find it amazing that the damage didn't affect the flight noticeably and that the hole didn't become larger.

M1

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by motif1
Wed Apr 08, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are There Not More 787's Doing U.L.H.routes?
Replies: 69
Views: 19201

RE: Why Are There Not More 787's Doing U.L.H.routes?

Try this link for the Flightglobal article. It goes through google first ... <a href="http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CB8QFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flightglobal.com%2Fnews%2Farticles%2Fanalysis-has-the-boeing-787-...

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by motif1
Wed Apr 08, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79
Replies: 213
Views: 34278

RE: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YoungMans" class="quote" target="_blank">YoungMans</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Islanders live quite literally by diff...

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by motif1
Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79
Replies: 213
Views: 34278

RE: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79

I meant the MH370 777. Was it possible for it to fly for 8.5 hours?
Sorry for the confusion.

M1

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by motif1
Wed Apr 08, 2015 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79
Replies: 213
Views: 34278

RE: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79

I don't have answers to these questions but I think that the Australians and the Chinese would have followed up if there was any merit. I am ready to dismiss the Maldivian sighting as a fabrication or confusion of some sort. Having said that I wou also be interested to know if there is a theoretical...

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by motif1
Tue Apr 07, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79
Replies: 213
Views: 34278

RE: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK - Part 79

YoungMans, the Maldives theory was considered by most everybody here and was deemed improbable due to amount of fuel on board. If you assume that MH370 was seen over the Maldives 8.5 hours after takeoff then you have to discard not only the satellite data but the available fuel which most consider a...

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by motif1
Wed Mar 25, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 5
Replies: 231
Views: 85132

RE: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 5

They have not found the FDR yet!

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by motif1
Wed Mar 25, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 5
Replies: 231
Views: 85132

RE: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 5

Aparently the press conference is available on the BBC web site with translation:
http://www.bbc.com/news/live/world-europe-32046257

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by motif1
Wed Mar 25, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 5
Replies: 231
Views: 85132

RE: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/racko" class="quote" target="_blank">racko</a> (<a href="#126" class="quote">Reply 126</a>):<br/><i>BEA press conference starting...</i></font><...

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by motif1
Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK Part 77
Replies: 223
Views: 22253

RE: Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing KUL-PEK Part 77

Wrong thread ... sorry

[Edited 2015-03-25 08:51:23]

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