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by FDH
Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC888 Diverting
Replies: 11
Views: 4673

Re: AC888 Diverting

PW100 wrote:
PanAm747LHR wrote:
Just saw on FlightRadar24 that AC888 YOW-LHR has hooked a massive U-Turn.

Just curious, what's the difference between a (regular) U-Turn, and a "massive" U-Turn . . . ?


It is a Capital U-turn, Ottawa being the capital of Canada... :)

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by FDH
Thu Apr 28, 2016 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St Helena Island Airport Opening Soon (pictures)
Replies: 106
Views: 29198

RE: St Helena Island Airport Opening Soon (pictures)

Found this video of the first departure from the airport. The plane did a nice tour around the island.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDecESAImeY

FDH

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by FDH
Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private Plane Crash In The Magdalen Islands (YGR)
Replies: 35
Views: 11593

Private Plane Crash In The Magdalen Islands (YGR)

According to CTV news, 7 fatalities, including former MP Jean Lapierre.

http://www.ctvnews.ca/

FDH

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by FDH
Tue Aug 25, 2015 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Quebec Plane Crash 23rd Aug
Replies: 1
Views: 1493

RE: Quebec Plane Crash 23rd Aug

"Float plane crash near Tadoussac, Que., kills 6 Crash occurred in a heavily wooded, remote area in Quebec's North Shore region" More details here: <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/float-plane-crash-near-tadoussac-que-kills-6-1.3201370" target="_blank">http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/mo...

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by FDH
Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ground Transportation In Lieu Of Your Flight?
Replies: 59
Views: 7157

RE: Ground Transportation In Lieu Of Your Flight?

I was supposed to fly <acronym title="Stuttgart (- Echterdingen) (STR / EDDS), Germany">STR</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Prague - Vaclav Havel (Ruzyne) (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym> when the Kosov...

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by FDH
Fri Jun 12, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Wives Use Their Husbands Name In Your Country?
Replies: 46
Views: 3235

RE: Do Wives Use Their Husbands Name In Your Country?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltaMD90" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltaMD90</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>What if the wife wants to change her n...

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by FDH
Thu Jun 11, 2015 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hdtv Antenna Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 1658

RE: Hdtv Antenna Thread

There are many videos on Youtube that show you how to build your own antenna at home. That's what I did and it really works. I installed it indoors beside a window and I get all the channels in my area.

FDH

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by FDH
Thu Jun 11, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Wives Use Their Husbands Name In Your Country?
Replies: 46
Views: 3235

RE: Do Wives Use Their Husbands Name In Your Country?

In the province of Quebec, no name change: <a href="http://www.justice.gouv.qc.ca/english/publications/generale/maria-a.htm#names" target="_blank">http://www.justice.gouv.qc.ca/englis...cations/generale/maria-a.htm#names</a> "Spouses' names Both spouses keep their birth names after marriage and cont...

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by FDH
Sun Mar 29, 2015 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Landing Accident At Halifax
Replies: 227
Views: 65052

Air Canada Landing Accident At Halifax

I don't know how reliable is this site but there is a map showing where the accident occurred at the airport: <a href="http://www.jacdec.de/2015/03/29/2015-03-29-air-canada-airbus-a320-landing-accident-at-halifax/" target="_blank">http://www.jacdec.de/2015/03/29/2015...-a320-landing-accident-at-hali...

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by FDH
Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Airport Has The Most Restaurants?
Replies: 11
Views: 2792

RE: Which Airport Has The Most Restaurants?

ATL has indeed a lot of restaurants, but hard to find a place to sit.

FDH

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by FDH
Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Ends Topeka (FOE) Service
Replies: 49
Views: 6863

RE: UA Ends Topeka (FOE) 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/knope2001" class="quote" target="_blank">knope2001</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>Concord NY -- 1979 Bar Harbor</i></fon...

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by FDH
Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa A310 - Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 14200

RE: Lufthansa A310 - Routes?

I flew on a A310-304 from FRA to YMX back in the summer of 1993.

FDH

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by FDH
Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Who Did Not Have Both Types Of 727s.
Replies: 72
Views: 8985

RE: Airlines Who Did Not Have Both Types Of 727s.

AC only had 727-200.

FDH

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by FDH
Sat May 31, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BTV Burlington Airport, Potential New Routes?
Replies: 46
Views: 6286

RE: BTV Burlington Airport, Potential New Routes?

BTV and <acronym title="Plattsburgh - International (AFB) (PBG / KPBG), USA - New York">PBG</acronym> are really convenient airports for Canadians living south of Montreal. <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> started their <acronym title="Burlington - International (BTV / KBTV), USA ...

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by FDH
Thu May 15, 2014 2:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2013-14 NHL Playoffs
Replies: 110
Views: 4565

RE: 2013-14 NHL Playoffs

Wow, MTL wins and BOS is out! Go Habs Go!

FDH

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by FDH
Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYC Becomes Third Busiest In Canada
Replies: 59
Views: 13154

RE: YYC Becomes Third Busiest In Canada

Would be curious to see stats related to the number of Canadian passengers from the <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym> area that drive to <acronym title="Burlington - International (BTV / KBTV), USA - Vermont">BTV</ac...

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by FDH
Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GL DH2 Skids Off Runway In JAV
Replies: 15
Views: 4669

RE: GL DH2 Skids Off Runway In JAV

From the picture, there seems to be a significant tail wind.

FDH

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by FDH
Fri Jan 03, 2014 3:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AC: Not Family If Wife Does Not Take Your Name
Replies: 12
Views: 3162

RE: AC: Not Family If Wife Does Not Take Your Name

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Viscount724" class="quote" target="_blank">Viscount724</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>In that case, what name do children ...

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by FDH
Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Air Maroc Evacuated At YUL
Replies: 39
Views: 18413

Royal Air Maroc Evacuated At YUL

Return flight AT207 to Casablanca is cancelled.

FDH

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by FDH
Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries First Flight Set For Monday Sept 16th
Replies: 167
Views: 26099

RE: CSeries First Flight Set For Monday Sept 16th

TVA is just doing a playback for those who missed it live.

FDH

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by FDH
Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries First Flight Set For Monday Sept 16th
Replies: 167
Views: 26099

RE: CSeries First Flight Set For Monday Sept 16th

According to the TVA guys, they say they will go at FL120 this morning.

FDH

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by FDH
Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries First Flight Set For Monday Sept 16th
Replies: 167
Views: 26099

RE: CSeries First Flight Set For Monday Sept 16th

For French-speaking listeners, there is a livefeed from the TVA helicopter @ http://tvanouvelles.ca/helicoptere/

FDH

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by FDH
Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cyyt To Announce New Operator And Destination
Replies: 18
Views: 6437

RE: Cyyt To Announce New Operator And Destination

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AC_B777" class="quote" target="_blank">AC_B777</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>But Nooooooo, it's <acronym title="Moncton (...

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by FDH
Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Train Derailment In Canada
Replies: 25
Views: 3855

RE: Train Derailment In Canada

Latest update, sad:

13 confirmed dead, 50 missing after explosion early Saturday

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montre...gantic-quebec-train-explosion.html

FDH

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by FDH
Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Is The Fuel Surcharge More Than The Fare?
Replies: 12
Views: 10292

RE: Why Is The Fuel Surcharge More Than The Fare?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/davidho1985" class="quote" target="_blank">davidho1985</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I really don't care how much is the ...

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by FDH
Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Go-Around Ignored @ YYZ 3/11
Replies: 79
Views: 19732

RE: Go-Around Ignored @ YYZ 3/11

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cjg225" class="quote" target="_blank">cjg225</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>The article doesn't give a time and I'd rather...

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by FDH
Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question About Flight Changes On DL?
Replies: 2
Views: 4384

Question About Flight Changes On DL?

Hello, I have a question regarding <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>. I purchased a <acronym title="Burlington - International (BTV / KBTV), USA - Vermont">BTV</acronym>-<acronym title="Jacksonville - International (JAX / KJAX), USA - Florida">JAX</acronym> ticket for this summer. ...

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by FDH
Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ilyushin Finance Firms Order Of 32 CSeries CS300
Replies: 2
Views: 2786

Ilyushin Finance Firms Order Of 32 CSeries CS300

Ilyushin Finance Co. converted a letter of intent into an order for CSeries jets: 32 CS300 + 10 options. It follows a letter of intent signed by Ilyushin in August 2011. <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-20/bombardier-rises-as-ilyushin-firms-cseries-order-montreal-mover.html" target="_b...

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by FDH
Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Is Finnair?
Replies: 18
Views: 4447

RE: How Is Finnair?

Flew them last year <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), Finland">HEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Oslo - Gardermoen (OSL / ENGM), Norway">OSL</acronym> r-t. Really enjoyed the fli...

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by FDH
Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air Transat Question S13
Replies: 0
Views: 2914

Air Transat Question S13

Hello all: Does Air Transat continue to fly from <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym> to Florida cities during the summer months? If so, where does it fly to and when will the Summer 2013 schedule be available for those...

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by FDH
Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking: Japan Airlines Is Smoking Up At BOS
Replies: 260
Views: 69004

RE: Breaking: Japan Airlines Is Smoking Up At BOS

Flight cancellation notice from JAL. No new information but they do apologize.

http://www.ar.jal.com/arl/cms/contents/en/special_news_003116.html

FDH

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by FDH
Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking: Japan Airlines Is Smoking Up At BOS
Replies: 260
Views: 69004

RE: Breaking: Japan Airlines Is Smoking Up At BOS

If halon and water was indeed used to stop the fire, it might take a little while for this plane to return to service (depending on the amount of water used). <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a ...

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by FDH
Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking: Japan Airlines Is Smoking Up At BOS
Replies: 260
Views: 69004

RE: Breaking: Japan Airlines Is Smoking Up At BOS

No change in return flight schedule yet (per JAL and Logan web sites), departure still scheduled for 12:00 PM today.

FDH

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by FDH
Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Mystery Customer For BBD CS100
Replies: 40
Views: 10108

Another Mystery Customer For BBD CS100

Also, it is worth mentioning here that the carrier is based in the Americas (as specified in the news release). Also, it is a Letter of Intent at this point.

FDH

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by FDH
Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Reg Needed: Aug/6/2012 AA4463 JFK-YUL
Replies: 0
Views: 3553

Reg Needed: Aug/6/2012 AA4463 JFK-YUL

Hello,

Title says it all I think. I was not able to catch the registration number for the flight.

Thanks,
FDH

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by FDH
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Was Montreal Mirabel Closed To Airline Traffic
Replies: 55
Views: 25364

RE: Why Was Montreal Mirabel Closed To Airline Traffic

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/yyz717" class="quote" target="_blank">yyz717</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>It's also a poster child for: 1. Government ...

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by FDH
Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice Unlocked Mobile Phone Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 1574

Advice Unlocked Mobile Phone Canada

Hi, I would like to purchase an unlocked GSM smartphone in Canada, but the choice of stores and models seems really limited. Do you have any suggestion, maybe based on a recent experience you had? I intend to use this phone abroad for a while (using an international SIM or a local SIM) and then use ...

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by FDH
Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Airbus 388 Smoke In Cabin Over Atlantic
Replies: 28
Views: 23134

RE: AF Airbus 388 Smoke In Cabin Over Atlantic

AF site says the flight left <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> at 16:08 and returned to <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> and landed at 22:07 (quite a long time in the air). Passengers will take...

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by FDH
Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Best And Worst Equipment Changes
Replies: 54
Views: 7582

RE: Your Best And Worst Equipment Changes

In March 1999, I was booked <acronym title="Stuttgart (- Echterdingen) (STR / EDDS), Germany">STR</acronym>-<acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Prague - Ruzyne (PRG / LKPR), Czech Republic">PRG</acronym>. We were told that beca...

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by FDH
Thu Jan 12, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Checked Baggage Fees With Code Share
Replies: 2
Views: 3458

Checked Baggage Fees With Code Share

Hello, I will be travelling <acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / E...

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by FDH
Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Struggling To Avoid Bankruptcy
Replies: 189
Views: 29965

RE: Air Canada Struggling To Avoid Bankruptcy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Rising" class="quote" target="_blank">Rising</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>When <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</ac...

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by FDH
Sat Nov 26, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Montreal In March?
Replies: 33
Views: 2358

RE: Montreal In March?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/<acronym title="Friedrichshafen (- Lowenthal) (FDH / EDNY), Germany">FDH</acronym>" class="quote" target="_blank"><acronym title="Friedrichshafe...

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by FDH
Fri Nov 25, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Montreal In March?
Replies: 33
Views: 2358

RE: Montreal In March?

Hi, <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LY777" class="quote" target="_blank">LY777</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Is Montreal a great place to visit?</...

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by FDH
Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK-HEL-OSL Finnair Question
Replies: 1
Views: 3568

JFK-HEL-OSL Finnair Question

Hello, I will soon be travelling <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Helsinki - Vantaa (HEL / EFHK), Finland">HEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Oslo - Gardermoen (OSL / ENGM), Norway">OSL</acronym> on Finnair. I ...

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by FDH
Fri Sep 02, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Giant Of The Skies Visits Friedrichshafen
Replies: 7
Views: 3695

RE: The Giant Of The Skies Visits Friedrichshafen

Thanks for posting! <acronym title="Friedrichshafen (- Lowenthal) (FDH / EDNY), Germany">FDH</acronym> was my home airport from 1995 to 1999 so it is always nice to see videos from <acronym title="Friedrichshafen (- Lowenthal) (FDH / EDNY), Germany">FDH</acronym>. Too bad the weather was not better....

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by FDH
Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Trip To Norway - Need Advice
Replies: 13
Views: 5801

RE: Trip To Norway - Need Advice

Thanks for all the replies! <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HT" class="quote" target="_blank">HT</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Three aspects to keep in m...

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by FDH
Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Trip To Norway - Need Advice
Replies: 13
Views: 5801

Trip To Norway - Need Advice

My family and I will be travelling to Norway in summer 2012, leaving from Montreal, Canada. We need 5 round-trip flight tickets and we will rent a car big enough for 5. As you can guess, I am trying to limit the cost of the trip, by looking at various possible destinations. So far, renting a car in ...

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by FDH
Sat Jan 26, 2008 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Music Videos With Aviation As An Element?
Replies: 49
Views: 3733

RE: Music Videos With Aviation As An Element?

This one, nice little song in French, from Ariane Moffatt. <acronym title="Friedrichshafen (- Lowenthal) (FDH / EDNY), Germany">FDH</acronym> <object width="425" height="355"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/I2dSxQQhi_o&rel=1"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></para...

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