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by moriarty
Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ 368 engine catches fire
Replies: 302
Views: 66421

Re: SQ 368 engine catches fire

by ThrottleHold » 28 Jun 2016 02:21 I see nothing wrong with the crew's action. In fact, I'd commend them for it. All of you screaming hysterically and criticising the decision not to evacuate obviously have no experience. Mine?.. 11,000 hours B777 Training Captain Type Rating Instructor So to my f...

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by moriarty
Wed May 25, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Video Background Ad
Replies: 44
Views: 1478

RE: Video Background Ad

Seriously? I left a.net in March (as in did not log in again, as I use to on daily basis) due to the moving background ads. Just out of curiousity I revisited today, thinking that maybe Demand media had taken some well needed actions to restore fatih in the site. Pics show how I was greeted. It is s...

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by moriarty
Wed May 25, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 74321

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 5

Yes, EgyptAir at <acronym title="Cairo - International (CAI / HECA), Egypt">CAI</acronym> is a worrying incident that have some potential implications on EgyptAir 804 (and MH370 perhaps?). Scary read and pictures: <a href="http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/3/12/1284026/-Malaysian-Airlines-MH370-any...

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by moriarty
Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Video Background Ad
Replies: 44
Views: 1478

RE: Video Background Ad

That's it. I have found less and less reason to visit this site. The video ad in the background just made it beyond what I can stand. Not only is it a joke when it comes to <acronym title="Eurocypria (Cyprus)">UI</acronym> design (hey! moving background when you're trying to read text or watch detai...

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by moriarty
Wed Mar 16, 2016 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Air CRJ Crash In Sweden, Update
Replies: 3
Views: 2193

West Air CRJ Crash In Sweden, Update

See <i><a href="/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/6593377" target="_blank">West Air CRJ Crashed in Northern Sweden</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/BMcD" class="quote" target="_blank">BMcD</a> Jan 7 2016 in Civil Aviation)</font> for previous discussion. Swedish Accident Invest...

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by moriarty
Tue Oct 06, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA550 Diverts Pilot Passes Away In Flight
Replies: 111
Views: 29833

RE: AA550 Diverts Pilot Passes Away In Flight

RIP. However, I wonder, can this be a sign of a routine not being good enough? I mean, the purpose of medicals is to prevent things like this, right? Yeah, I know, people do mistakes and other people lie. Not pointing any fingers here, absolutely not. I'm just wondering if this eventually will point...

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by moriarty
Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1486
Views: 197049

RE: A380 Production Thread Part 21

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/art" class="quote" target="_blank">art</a> (<a href="#105" class="quote">Reply 105</a>):<br/><i>The A380´s deliveries by the airlines:</i></font...

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by moriarty
Fri Sep 11, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Brazil And Sweden Finalize Grippen Deal
Replies: 2
Views: 5230

RE: Brazil And Sweden Finalize Grippen Deal

Lovely! Great news!

On a side note: Gripen. Not Grippen.

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by moriarty
Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Another HuAF Grippen Down
Replies: 8
Views: 7056

RE: Another HuAF Grippen Down

First, it's actually Gripen, not Grippen. Swedish for Gryphon or Griffin. Second, I wouldn't say down. More of a crash landing. Seems to me the airframe survived rather well, the external fuel tanks took the damage. Not saying it's not a write off, just judging the pics I've seen. Nevertheless, to m...

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by moriarty
Mon Apr 27, 2015 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A380 — An Aircraft Ahead Of Its Time
Replies: 187
Views: 31748

RE: The A380 — An Aircraft Ahead Of Its Time

Commercial success? When is the break even for the programme? Or did I miss something?

No matter how much I love the A380 and no matter how impressing it really is in terms of a programme, aircraft and technical marvel - it can really be argued whether it is a success or not.

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by moriarty
Fri Apr 24, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Gripen Suffering From Technical Faults: Press
Replies: 17
Views: 10384

RE: Gripen Suffering From Technical Faults: Press

Swedish Airforce Comments on the subject: <a href="http://blogg.forsvarsmakten.se/flygvapenbloggen/2015/04/22/flygstabens-kommentarer-angaende-inslaget-i-tv-4/" target="_blank">http://blogg.forsvarsmakten.se/flygv...mentarer-angaende-inslaget-i-tv-4/</a> In Swedish. Things is. Nothing of this is new...

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by moriarty
Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 At ARN This Morning?
Replies: 12
Views: 6131

RE: A380 At ARN This Morning?

Think I read cardiac arrest somewhere but I guess that is pure speculation. Doesn't really matter. It is terrible no matter what cause. :/

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by moriarty
Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 At ARN This Morning?
Replies: 12
Views: 6131

RE: A380 At ARN This Morning?

It is so sad to see the A380 (rare bird at <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym>) under these circumstances. Words cannot express how sad I feel for this little fella and his family. And of course all affected by this tragic event. Rest in peace and love to all of y...

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by moriarty
Wed Nov 12, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Boeing 747 "Huge Viking" Video
Replies: 13
Views: 7816

RE: SAS Boeing 747 "Huge Viking" Video

Wow, thanks for sharing! I've done a trip on that one when I was a kid. First class, actually. Memories  

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by moriarty
Tue Nov 04, 2014 8:58 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)
Replies: 511
Views: 16945

RE: Report The Bugs Here (Part 8)

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by moriarty
Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Test Flights Official Thread Part 20
Replies: 149
Views: 45821

RE: A350 Test Flights Official Thread Part 20

Yes. It's a really beautiful plane and five of them alongside is nothing but stunning. Keep'em comin'!  

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by moriarty
Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Test Flights Official Thread Part 20
Replies: 149
Views: 45821

RE: A350 Test Flights Official Thread Part 20

This is really exciting! I've followed the A350 from first announcement via the first flight to now. Great to see it come closer to entry of service!

Congratulations Airbus for a great job, and thanks to all that have contributed with info and pics along the way!

Cheers!

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by moriarty
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF447 Reloaded
Replies: 204
Views: 34663

RE: AF447 Reloaded

The best description of the tragic accident I've read. Pedagogic and informative. I've been fascinated by this particular accident quite a lot since it began as a mystery and involves so many implications. A must read if you're at least a little bit interested in aviation safety. Still. It is a rath...

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by moriarty
Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Beautiful Than Concorde
Replies: 139
Views: 25678

RE: More Beautiful Than Concorde

The video actually starts with an "If..." Think that says it all. There's a whole bunch of "Ifs" to overcome before it gets further than a cheesy looking animation. That said: I'd love to see it flying but I cannot agree that it looks even close to nice. Concorde has lines and looks. This has not.Th...

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by moriarty
Wed May 14, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14: Purpose Of Vertical Line On Rear Fuselage?
Replies: 13
Views: 12084

RE: F-14: Purpose Of Vertical Line On Rear Fuselage?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/acontador" class="quote" target="_blank">acontador</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>It marks where the hot section of the en...

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by moriarty
Tue May 13, 2014 5:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14: Purpose Of Vertical Line On Rear Fuselage?
Replies: 13
Views: 12084

RE: F-14: Purpose Of Vertical Line On Rear Fuselage?

So you were right, vzlet! So basically they say: "Bad idea to stand in this line if shit hits the fan"  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I guess the lines are in the same category as the "Danger" markings of t...

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by moriarty
Mon May 12, 2014 6:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14: Purpose Of Vertical Line On Rear Fuselage?
Replies: 13
Views: 12084

RE: F-14: Purpose Of Vertical Line On Rear Fuselage?

I was thinking in the same direction as you too, vzlet. But the engine contains many rotating parts that you wouldn't want to get in your face - along its length. Second guess would make more sense I think. It is a rather thick line so it is obviusly important to see it from distance. And it aligns ...

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by moriarty
Mon May 12, 2014 2:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14: Purpose Of Vertical Line On Rear Fuselage?
Replies: 13
Views: 12084

F-14: Purpose Of Vertical Line On Rear Fuselage?

Probably a silly question but something I've been wondering about: There's often a vertical line painted on the rear fuselage of the F-14, just in front of the horizontal tail plane. Usually red or black and sometimes also visual on top of the fuselage. What is the purpose of this marking? I've trie...

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by moriarty
Tue May 06, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VN780 Engine Failure, Melbourne
Replies: 22
Views: 14701

RE: VN780 Engine Failure, Melbourne

So, based on what I can see it's an A332 with PW4000 engines, or?

Looks rather messy from the pictures, glad to hear everyone seems fine!

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by moriarty
Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paragliding Incident
Replies: 3
Views: 2771

RE: Paragliding Incident

Well, I am not the right person to answer but to my knowledge the towing line is a rather thick wire with the purpose of pulling the para glider up in the air. And in this particular case it's towing a para glider, I guess something like this: <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4...

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by moriarty
Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paragliding Incident
Replies: 3
Views: 2771

Paragliding Incident

A reminder not to fly under or close to parachutes. All went well, this time. Outside Enköping, Sweden this week.

http://youtu.be/xFKsk8mPnPQ

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by moriarty
Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: OZ 777 Crash Investigation: Fuel Handling?
Replies: 7
Views: 5344

RE: OZ 777 Crash Investigation: Fuel Handling?

Thank you for the kind and informative answers. Pretty much what I'd expect but when in doubt, ask.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I guess there's always a balance between safety and preservation of evidenc...

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by moriarty
Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: OZ 777 Crash Investigation: Fuel Handling?
Replies: 7
Views: 5344

OZ 777 Crash Investigation: Fuel Handling?

Following the <acronym title="Asiana Airlines (South Korea)">OZ</acronym> 777 crash at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> I came across a thought that I never before have pondered about. I assume that there's plenty of fuel in the tanks of tha...

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by moriarty
Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 8
Replies: 390
Views: 60831

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 8

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Starlionblue" class="quote" target="_blank">Starlionblue</a> (<a href="#103" class="quote">Reply 103</a>):<br/><i>Still not as bad as The Daily ...

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by moriarty
Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 8
Replies: 390
Views: 60831

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 8

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Starlionblue" class="quote" target="_blank">Starlionblue</a> (<a href="#68" class="quote">Reply 68</a>):<br/><i>Swedish tabloid (not quite as ba...

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by moriarty
Fri Jul 05, 2013 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 787 With First Android™ In-flight System
Replies: 33
Views: 11275

RE: Norwegian 787 With First Android™ In-flight System

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DTW2HYD" class="quote" target="_blank">DTW2HYD</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Ah but you're comparing a mid range androi...

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by moriarty
Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 787 With First Android™ In-flight System
Replies: 33
Views: 11275

RE: Norwegian 787 With First Android™ In-flight System

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EBGflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">EBGflyer</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>As I find Android already sluggish and lag...

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by moriarty
Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 787 With First Android™ In-flight System
Replies: 33
Views: 11275

RE: Norwegian 787 With First Android™ In-flight System

Sounds interesting indeed. The IFE's I've tried have been rather slow, sluggish and boring. My experience with them is rather limited so that does not tell much. But Android, why not? Not sure what <acronym title="Austrian Airlines">OS</acronym> other systems use. No matter what's behind, you still ...

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by moriarty
Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mi-8 Down In Sacha, Russia
Replies: 1
Views: 2305

Mi-8 Down In Sacha, Russia

Mi-8 down Swedish media Aftonbladet reports. Article states 11 children aboard.

Anyone got more info?

Link (swedish): http://www.aftonbladet.se/incoming/article17058176.ab

RIP :/

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by moriarty
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Orders 8 A350-900 & 4 A330-300
Replies: 95
Views: 33691

RE: SAS Orders 8 A350-900 & 4 A330-300

Great news! Congrats to both Scandinavian and Airbus!

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by moriarty
Wed Jun 19, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 First Flight Official Thread - Part 3
Replies: 314
Views: 35595

RE: A350 First Flight Official Thread - Part 3

Yep. And even some more I just noticed. Cool.

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by moriarty
Wed Jun 19, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Prototypes Production Thread Part 12
Replies: 303
Views: 79660

RE: A350 Prototypes Production Thread Part 12

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Speedbird128" class="quote" target="_blank">Speedbird128</a> (<a href="#164" class="quote">Reply 164</a>):<br/><i>Second flight scheduled for 13...

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by moriarty
Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 First Flight Official Thread - Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 50957

RE: A350 First Flight Official Thread - Part 2

Congratulations Airbus on a successful first flight!

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by moriarty
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 First Flight Official Thread - Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 50957

RE: A350 First Flight Official Thread - Part 2

Seems feed is more stable now. We get to follow the flight test work now, that's better than loops =)

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by moriarty
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 First Flight Official Thread - Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 50957

RE: A350 First Flight Official Thread - Part 2

Yes, the secondary feed works slightly better atm. FR24 and coffe here too. It's great to be part of this historic event, even though it is remotely. It's even more great to do it with fellow enthusiasts. What would be the expected flight time? Of course it depends on many factors, but given what th...

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by moriarty
Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why No Winglet On Horizontal Stabilizer?
Replies: 26
Views: 9676

RE: Why No Winglet On Horizontal Stabilizer?

<i><a href="/aviation-forums/tech_ops/read.main/325698" target="_blank">*lets On Tailplane?</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/moriarty" class="quote" target="_blank">moriarty</a> Nov 23 2012 in Tech Ops)</font>  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/...

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by moriarty
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Countdown To The First Flight (June 14th) Part 2
Replies: 232
Views: 76042

A350 Countdown To The First Flight (June 14th) Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/A380900" class="quote" target="_blank">A380900</a> (<a href="#170" class="quote">Reply 170</a>):<br/><i>his video is better. The plane does not ...

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by moriarty
Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Prototypes Production Thread Part 11
Replies: 257
Views: 61855

A350 Prototypes Production Thread Part 11

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/knoxibus" class="quote" target="_blank">knoxibus</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>More here: <a href="http://www.facebook....

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by moriarty
Mon May 20, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram Part 2
Replies: 220
Views: 58914

RE: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dtw9" class="quote" target="_blank">dtw9</a> (<a href="#149" class="quote">Reply 149</a>):<br/><i> This was sent to me last week. Not much left ...

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by moriarty
Mon May 13, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-135 Crash In Kyrgyzstan
Replies: 152
Views: 36225

RE: KC-135 Crash In Kyrgyzstan

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zeke" class="quote" target="_blank">zeke</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>Initial reports were the aircraft broke up into ...

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by moriarty
Fri May 03, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram Part 2
Replies: 220
Views: 58914

RE: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram Part 2

Part from the video I've seen very few pics (a couple though) from the site. Anyone?

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by moriarty
Thu May 02, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram Part 2
Replies: 220
Views: 58914

RE: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram Part 2

In reply to jollo, Reply 268 in previous thread (part 1): Exactly my point! I listed those crashes as example of what one might consider to come close but I think I missed to clearify that I do not think they do, pretty much due to the reasons you listed. So I totally agree. Spectacular as they migh...

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by moriarty
Thu May 02, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram
Replies: 288
Views: 92864

RE: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram

To answer my own question:

"The US National Transportation Safety Board and the Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority are investigating the crash"

Source: http://www.news.com.au/

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by moriarty
Thu May 02, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram
Replies: 288
Views: 92864

RE: National Air Cargo B744 Down In Bagram

I've seen my share of aircraft accidents caught on tape, but this is by far the most disturbing one. I try to figure out why, since many others are quite graphic as well. I think it has to do with this: - You can actually see the aircraft stop flying and falling out of the sky - It seems there's lit...

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by moriarty
Mon Apr 29, 2013 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Approves Boeing 787 Battery System Changes
Replies: 151
Views: 26212

RE: FAA Approves Boeing 787 Battery System Changes

Guess Boeing has quite a challenge restoring confidence in the plane. I've seen several ad-banners on various sites from Boeing with a link to the press release about resuming 787 operations. Guess ad costs are somewhat smaller than the ones for the lost confidence in the plane, not to mention the g...

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