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by HM7
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019
Replies: 343
Views: 34533

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - November 2019

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Here is a pic of the route that plane flew. Apparently its made its way to buffalo
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Here is a pic of the route that plane flew. Apparently its made its way to buffalo

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by HM7
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Project Sunrise: JFK-SYD v. EWR-SIN ?
Replies: 93
Views: 11644

Re: Qantas Project Sunrise: JFK-SYD v. EWR-SIN ?

Source? Did you really just ask for a source for a mile converter? SYD-EWR: 9,930 mi SYD-JFK: 9,950 mi 20 mi = 17 nmi Source: Google EWR-SIN is eastbound to take advantage of prevailing winds. Additionally, Singapore is in the Northern Hemisphere (barely). JFK-SYD has to be against headwinds until ...

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by HM7
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019
Replies: 676
Views: 110719

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

Probably worth remembering that these 'sunrise' services may never happen. All of this research and proving is feeding into the decision whether to even bother with these services and I believe a decision is due early 2020.Theres lots of post which suggests these services are a certainty, but while...

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by HM7
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bad Night at JFK
Replies: 47
Views: 11856

Re: Bad Night at JFK

Yeah it’s been a very windy day here in New York

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by HM7
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 471
Views: 73538

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Anyone know what time qantas results come out today?

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by HM7
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019
Replies: 471
Views: 73538

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2019

Anyone know why QF11 is 12 hours delayed out of Sydney?

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by HM7
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 70580

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019

Anybody have a link to that aircraft for sale website that lists the exact dates the QF 744s become available? Trying to work out when the last non-ER 744 will be out of the fleet and just the ERs are left. http://www.myairtrade.com But all the Qantas postings are now gone Thank you. I eventually f...

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by HM7
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 70580

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread - 2019

747-400 VH-OEB (14F/52J/32W/255Y – Phillip Island) Qantas 2007 Livery Retirement Due 2019/2020 VH-OEE (58J/36W/270Y – Nullabor) Qantas 2007 Livery Retirement Due by 2019/2020 VH-OEF (58J/36W/270Y – Sydney) Qantas 2007 Livery/Oneworld Retirement Due by 2019/2020 VH-OEG (58J/36W/270Y – Parkes) Qantas...

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by HM7
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 63068

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

I just read an article (below) about QF 747 points planes. Anyone have more info?

https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-considers-boeing-747-points-plane-for-frequent-flyers

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by HM7
Fri May 03, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 61329

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Isn’t VH-OEB supposed to be gone already?

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by HM7
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019
Replies: 560
Views: 71893

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - February 2019

Guys, yes it is end of an era with the 744s leaving the fleet, but it isn't the end of the world! Im sure that there will be new things put in place to fill the roles that the 744 plays now. And really, the question of whether the 747 was the best aircraft is one that Im sure we can debate at lengt...

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by HM7
Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75763

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Hey guys, Has anyone seen or heard Alan Joyce talking up Project Sunrise in the media again in the past week? My father says that he read a report about it and could even recount from it that AJ said that bunk beds were now unlikely to happen.... But Dad can't remember where he read it: he reads al...

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by HM7
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75763

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Given some of the Qantas Freight Toll 737s were repainted in QF livery, does anyone think we’ll ever get the Atlas 747s repainted in QF colors too?

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by HM7
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75763

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Apologies for the triple post. My internet wasn’t working properly

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by HM7
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75763

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

ben175 wrote:
A friend of mine is flying QF12 JFK-LAX in February and his booking has just been changed to a 744 - is this a mistake?


Probably. It doesn’t say so anywhere in the timetables

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by HM7
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75763

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

ben175 wrote:
A friend of mine is flying QF12 JFK-LAX in February and his booking has just been changed to a 744 - is this a mistake?


Probably. It doesn’t say so anywhere in the timetables

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by HM7
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75763

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

ben175 wrote:
A friend of mine is flying QF12 JFK-LAX in February and his booking has just been changed to a 744 - is this a mistake?


Probably. It doesn’t say so anywhere in the timetables

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by HM7
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019
Replies: 503
Views: 75763

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - January 2019

Lowlight 2018: Termination of regularly scheduled QF 747 ex JFK, LAX, and BNE

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by HM7
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 96427

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

Does anyone think we’ll get to see a 747 in the new livery before they go? Or is it too costly if theyre gonna be retired in two years?

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by HM7
Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2018
Replies: 320
Views: 47813

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2018

Does anyone have access to the vh-znd schedule for the rest of december?

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by HM7
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018
Replies: 352
Views: 49262

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2018

VH-OEI just went maintenance. Assuming that means shes probably safe from retirement for some time

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by HM7
Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did QF purchase two 747-400s from MH and one from OZ
Replies: 36
Views: 11402

Re: Why did QF purchase two 747-400s from MH and one from OZ

OEB is surely the next QF 747 to go into retirement, it's amazing to think they've kept her around longer than they did with OJT (a newer and refurbished aircraft retired only yesterday). Why? Because it's the oddball? Ever hear of hours and cycles? Fleet planning doesn't work like that. They aren'...

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by HM7
Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

Re: QF 747 Retirement

Am flying SFO-SYD on QF in November and wondering if anyone would know if this route is usually served by a 747-400(ER) and if the QF74 service is generally featuring the A380 interior style? It will very likely have A380 interior style, as VH-OEB is the only bird with the old interior and she usua...

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by HM7
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018
Replies: 630
Views: 68982

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - September 2018

Vh-ojt retired

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by HM7
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

Re: QF 747 Retirement

VH-OJT has just completed her last commercial flight as QF55 into LAX. This brings the Qantas 747 fleet down to 9 (6 ER’s, JS, JU, EB). Notably, JT was the first QF747 with the “new” A380 configuration to be retired (VH-OEB, the only 747 with the old first class configuration, still remains in the f...

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by HM7
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: 1:400 huge model collection for sale on eBay
Replies: 5
Views: 5393

Re: 1:400 huge model collection for sale on eBay

Any Qantas 747-400’s in the 2008 livery

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by HM7
Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 96427

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

My understanding is OJT has flights scheduled through to around 22 Sept... Thanks for that, guess the plan changed, as it always happens in the industry Michael I should clarify because of something that occurred to me a couple of hours ago - the info I have is that OJT is scheduled to fly to LAX o...

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by HM7
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Wanted: QANTAS 747 1:400 standard livery
Replies: 1
Views: 3828

Wanted: QANTAS 747 1:400 standard livery

I am looking to purchase a 1:400 Qantas 747 in the standard 2008 livery. Any manufacturer is fine. Reply if you have one and would be willing to sell.

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by HM7
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: 1:400 LAX Model airport Preview
Replies: 5
Views: 5139

Re: 1:400 LAX Model airport Preview

Do you have any standard livery Qantas 747’s in that collection? Because I’d love to buy one (especially as they will no longer serve LAX)

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by HM7
Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 70051

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

Anyone know why QF16 diverted HNL?

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by HM7
Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 70051

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

OJTs on her way to jfk, so I guess we’ll know once we see who operates qf16

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by HM7
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 96427

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

Both OJU and OJT are at LAX today, as there was no QF16. My guess is one of them will be withdrawn today

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by HM7
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018
Replies: 660
Views: 70051

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - August 2018

I think VH-OJU might be retired today, as it landed jfk-lax, and there’s no QF16 scheduled

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by HM7
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 64273

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

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vhebb wrote:
Anyone know the date of the final QF B744 service to HKG?

Dec 12 I think
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by HM7
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 64273

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Does anyone know if qantas updates their international ife on the first of the month? In theory, yes, but I assume the plane may need to be loaded with the new content when it is in AU so it is possible that a flight returning to AU on the first of the month may still have the previous month's cont...

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by HM7
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 64273

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Whatsaptudo wrote:
Qantas: 747 replacement in full swing with the 8th 787-9 to operate to Hong Kong.

Guess Hong Kong is the new “US” route

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by HM7
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 64273

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Does anyone know if qantas updates their international ife on the first of the month?

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by HM7
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

Re: QF 747 Retirement

I've just done SYD-JFK return on them, and they are starting to feel a bit shabby. The Skybed product is now decidedly yesteryear, as is the 2-3-2 J config. I'd love to see them around for another decade; but only if that included a total cabin refit. I agree they do feel a tad outdated compared to...

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

Re: QF 747 Retirement

So what will happen to the the 747-438ER's? Would a P2F conversion be worthwhile? Likely not, as 17 years of service might be too much to justify the cost of a P2F But that was 17 years of service on transpacific routes which decreases cycles. They sat for hours during the day at LAX waiting to tak...

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 96427

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

Image

VH-OQC is in dire need of a paint job

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018
Replies: 499
Views: 96427

Re: Qantas Fleet Thread 2018

[img]<a%20href="https://ibb.co/dyr4KJ"><img%20src="https://preview.ibb.co/mCgh6y/801_D5_F01_E296_4_BFA_8_EE2_9_FA8_A7_CBA7_A0.jpg"%20alt="801_D5_F01_E296_4_BFA_8_EE2_9_FA8_A7_CBA7_A0"%20border="0"></a>[/img] VH-OQC is in dire need of a paint job

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

Re: QF 747 Retirement

flyingclrs727 wrote:
So what will happen to the the 747-438ER's? Would a P2F conversion be worthwhile?


Likely not, as 17 years of service might be too much to justify the cost of a P2F

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

Re: QF 747 Retirement

Does anyone know when syd-hnl and syd-per starts with the 747?

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

Re: QF 747 Retirement

Other International Routes QF25 SYD-HND - Daily - Depart 20:50 - Arrive 5:15* - Duration 9:25 QF26 HND-SYD - Daily - Depart 22:00 - Arrive 8:30* - Duration 9:30 QF27 SYD-SCL - Sun, Tue, Wed, Fri - Depart 12:35 - Arrive 11:10 - Duration 12:35 QF28 SCL-SYD - Sun, Tue, Wed, Fri - Depart 13:30 - Arrive ...

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

Re: QF 747 Retirement

USA Routes QF11 SYD-LAX (End Nov 27) - Tue - Depart 9:35 - Arrive 6:20 - Duration 13:45 QF 12 LAX-SYD (End Nov 27) - Tue - Depart 22:30 - Arrive 6:30** - Duration 15:00 QF11 LAX-JFK (End Aug 31) - Daily - Depart 8:20 - Arrive 16:40 - Duration 5:20 QF12 JFK-LAX (End Aug 31) - Daily - Depart 18:10 - A...

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 64273

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

If anyone would like to discuss “QF 747 Retirement” specifically, I recently opened a new thread of the same name. There is tons of info regarding aircraft, flight schedules, and more. I won’t post the link per qf789’s request, but it should be easy to find.

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

Re: QF 747 Retirement

No data of retirement about specific aircraft could be retrieved. First, Qantas will retire the sole oddball 747 configured (OEB , ex-OZ , could be perfectly this year), then the 3 RR-powered last standard 747-438 and finally the 6 -ER. I think withdrawn dates could be accelerated or postponed , de...

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

Re: QF 747 Retirement

Aircraft 747-48E VH-OEB - 1993 (with Qantas 1998) - Old interior (14F/52J/32W/255Y) - Phillip Island - Retirement ? 747-438 VH-OJS - 1999 - A380 interior (58J/36W/270Y) - Hamilton Island - Retirement ? VH-OJT - 1999 - A380 interior (58J/36W/270Y) - Fraser Island - Retirement ? VH-OJU - 2000 - A380 i...

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by HM7
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747 Retirement
Replies: 52
Views: 13477

QF 747 Retirement

As many know, Qantas has marked 2020 as the final year for their 747s. This is both an historic and significant date as the Qantas 747 is an aviation icon that holds a special place in many people’s hearts. I created this thread to gather and share information about their retirement and the Qantas 7...

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by HM7
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018
Replies: 641
Views: 64273

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2018

Hi, Long time reader but first time posting. RE QF747 retirement, Didn't they announce a life extension earlier this year at the investor on 4 aircraft until next year iirc? I do see their point about OEI and OJT, it will be interesting so see what comes of it. Regarding the QF B744 flights, it can...

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