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by ikarlson
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread
Replies: 1088
Views: 171827

Re: Verge: WOW! Returning as US IAD-based US Airline

The only reason this airline have 1% of survival if they got very good cargo contract. Drove past Icelandair 757 at IAD couple weeks ago, and it was all fish being unloaded in white plastic boxes

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by ikarlson
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off
Replies: 84
Views: 22395

Re: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off

Armadillo1 wrote:
by russian forum,
TOW input was correct.

tower ask them to take-off from intersection in last minute, and they did not change input data for runway length.


Sounds like Lokomotiv Yaroslavl tragedy..

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by ikarlson
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 53649

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

https://wtop.com/dc-transit/2019/08/fir ... un-county/
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The Silver Line to Dulles International Airport and Loudoun County, Virginia, will open on or about July 16, 2020

https://wtop.com/dc-transit/2019/08/fir ... un-county/

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by ikarlson
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird rumor: Pilots bribed to land on another airport?
Replies: 4
Views: 2965

Re: Weird rumor: Pilots bribed to land on another airport?

" Everyone have heard the stories from Aeroflot and other east european airlines accepting cash to labd anywhere. I’d say this is one of these cases. " What a bunch of ////. Its not that easy to land without very good reason like medical diversion or bad weather. Aeroflot did delay depart...

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by ikarlson
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBC Planespotting Live, Staring 23rd July 20.00 BBC4.
Replies: 34
Views: 7203

Re: BBC Planespotting Live, Staring 23rd July 20.00 BBC4.

I just watched a replay of first episode, and honestly don't see why so much hate about it? This show is for total noobs , who has no idea about planes, not like we see TV shows about airplanes everyday on TV. All talk about sending pictures and location about Antonov Mriya did get old very quickly,...

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by ikarlson
Wed May 08, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

The Sheremetyevo Airport website has published last night a good chronology of the fire and the fire crew response. https://www.svo.aero/en/press_center/press_releases/khronologiya-aviatsionnogo-proisshestviya-s-vs-ssj-100-i-deyatelnosti-avariyno-spasatelnoy-komandy-sh (English version on the link)...

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by ikarlson
Tue May 07, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

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Look at that bag, takes 3-4 seconds to open a bin, remove it and with a bag you are moving slower, that's so messed up

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by ikarlson
Tue May 07, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

Armadillo1 wrote:
mask with carbon monoxide protection: price about 40 euro in Moscow
indeed, why it not used on planes (in case fire in midair, not in this one)

As I see you are also on aviaforum.ru masks would get stolen, and Aeroflot won't pay it

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by ikarlson
Tue May 07, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

https://www.kommersant.ru/doc/3962418#id1743216
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and looks like all blame will be on the captain that didn't burn fuel and made mistake on landing

New article from Russian newspaper about analysis of landing, again will need google translate for it

https://www.kommersant.ru/doc/3962418#id1743216

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by ikarlson
Tue May 07, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

Is there any other website, Russian or not, that has the recordings of the ATC that day? There should be somewhere. Not available, it was on emergency frequency too, so 121.5, so no one captured it, now all depends if that data was saved in black boxes, which are badly damaged Only chance was if ht...

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by ikarlson
Mon May 06, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

If everyone sitting on the windows side of the right hand side of the aircraft behind row 10 died, then how come we have that aircraft interior video showing the right hand side of the aircraft? That video was shoot overwing I really hope this passenger survived, but he also could have live streame...

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by ikarlson
Mon May 06, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

The Daily Mail report quoted words from the pilot: He said: 'We lost radio communication because of a lightning strike. We did not have radio communications during landing. 'We managed to resume it via an emergency frequency but it was abrupt and short. We managed to say a few words and lost it. An...

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by ikarlson
Mon May 06, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

Any word from the pilots of that flight yet? I am really curious to hear what they were up against. There was a small interview last night, but no one knows if it was real. Pilot sounded calm and said lost all radio communication after lightning strike, no word why he bounced so badly during landin...

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by ikarlson
Sun May 05, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeroflot_Flight_821
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Blerg wrote:
When was the last time SU had a similar (major) accident? They had a pretty good safety record in the past 30 years.

Think thats the last one with fatalities

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeroflot_Flight_821

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by ikarlson
Sun May 05, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

And another accident where passengers started to take their belongings that delayed evacuations. There should absolutely be either legal or criminal repercussions to those who take their bags with them during an emergency evacuation. Absolutely selfish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98JTsXTPzq8&a...

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by ikarlson
Sun May 05, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 146409

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

And another accident where passengers started to take their belongings that delayed evacuations, Russian twitter say at least 10 are dead..

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by ikarlson
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread
Replies: 1088
Views: 171827

Re: WOW Financial Discussion Thread

Had to happen, way too many destinations and price too good to be true, good bye w0w air

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by ikarlson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 726241

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

My understanding is that the FAA has not mandated grounding the MAX, in fact, they could be seen to be recommending continued operations. With close to half the fleet grounded due to decisions of other regulators and individual airlines, is there a risk to the FAA's reputation and authority as the ...

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by ikarlson
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 726241

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

I will believe when American Airlines, Southwest, Norwegian or Air Canada will ground MAX planes, right now its politics by China to ground MAX.

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by ikarlson
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Venezuela Flight Status?
Replies: 61
Views: 12654

Re: US-Venezuela Flight Status?

VP-BJG landed back at VKO two hours ago

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by ikarlson
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cold Weather Cancellations in the US
Replies: 90
Views: 10950

Re: Cold Weather Cancellations in the US

Gimme a break. These airlines could learn a lot from Finnair. I traveled up into the Arctic Circle just last week, temps -30 Celsius. Planes still flew. No big deal.. Oh, and we didn't have a gangway. To boot, at altitude temps reach well below -60 Celsius. I don't buy the "jet fuel freezing&q...

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by ikarlson
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA just announced free DIRECTV
Replies: 49
Views: 6897

Re: UA just announced free DIRECTV

Paid many times to DTV on board, helps a lot to fly 6-7 hours across the country

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by ikarlson
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Venezuela Flight Status?
Replies: 61
Views: 12654

Re: US-Venezuela Flight Status?

A Nordwind Airlines 77E (VP-BJG) is on its way from Moscow Vnukovo to Caracas. Must be a new route bringing in Russian "tourism" to Maduroland :shakehead: :shakehead: https://www.flightradar24.com/NWS9801/1f523aa2 Has to be some kind government movement or special load, Nordwind Airlines ...

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by ikarlson
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-Russia nonstop flights
Replies: 80
Views: 12070

Re: US-Russia nonstop flights

I could be totally wrong here but didn't DL have a short-lived JFK-LED flight right after the break up of the Soviet Union? BTW, US citizen here...been to Russia twice. St. Petersburg is a gem of a city and Moscow is as cosmopolitan as any of the world's great cities and didn't encounter any issues...

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by ikarlson
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 137068

Re: Rumor: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

Landor in 380 would be awesome!

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by ikarlson
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo and FNJ Thread - 2019
Replies: 25
Views: 5905

Re: Air Koryo and FNJ Thread - 2019

From Routes online, it seems JS is still currently operating the IL-62 twice-weekly to Vladivostock. mmm..no..I fear not..the flight is listed as a Tu-204. Still, not bad. You are right, flight JS271 is on T204 now, was on An 148 not a long time go, flight is little over an hour, no point of sendin...

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by ikarlson
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian flying B737 MAX 8 to Moscow
Replies: 13
Views: 5244

Re: Ethiopian flying B737 MAX 8 to Moscow

7 hours 30 minutes block time. I doubt that this route will success, really don't understand whats in Moscow for Ethiopian Airlines. ME3 covers Moscow well

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by ikarlson
Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon's HQ2 Impact on DC's aviation?
Replies: 105
Views: 11377

Re: Amazon's HQ2 Impact on DC's aviation?

Well if this happens at Long Island City, real estate prices will be even more outrageous than they are now. New York City doesn’t need amazon. Many in Northern Virginia are saying the same thing... Its already high enough, so I doubt it will be affect prices that much, as there won't be much reloc...

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by ikarlson
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Will Fly to Washington D.C. From Rome Beginning In Summer 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 5933

Re: Alitalia Will Fly to Washington D.C. From Rome Beginning In Summer 2019

flybry wrote:
I fear United might pull out of this route now that Alitalia will start it :/ I hope not, but United seems to pull out of markets when a competitor enters :(

Flew that IAD-FCO couple months ago on 763, majority of people were connecting in Dulles, so I think UAL will keep this seasonal route

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by ikarlson
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 601511

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

Facebook and YouTube videos are all fake news. Until authorities will find black boxes, we won't know anything. Very hard to believe that if plane had so much difficulties in Denpasar, how could they use it this morning? something doesn't make sense

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by ikarlson
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SSJ100 runway excursion
Replies: 23
Views: 5498

Re: SSJ100 landing gear failure and runway excursion

Just been released on AVH http://avherald.com/h?article=4bec6e22&opt=0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecACY5-PrjM Looking at the video that AVHerald posted, it seems obvious that the aircraft touched down in the construction zone, went through the temporary fence and then went over the speed b...

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by ikarlson
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United at BWI: Giving up on Transatlantic connections?
Replies: 51
Views: 7204

Re: United at BWI: Giving up on Transatlantic connections?

Surprised that nobody has mentioned this yet, but a large majority of Marylanders are a closer or same drive to DCA than to BWI as well. They can always fly DCA-EWR-Europe. Montgomery County is the most populated county in Maryland, for them there is no difference to go to DCA or IAD. Just used goo...

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by ikarlson
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cayman Airways to Denver
Replies: 37
Views: 4336

Re: Cayman Airways to Denver

This is one of those rare moments when I casually browse a.net, see something like this, and end up either sitting down or pacing back and forth in front of my laptop trying to process the rationale behind this. In other words.... W.T.F. :shock: I guess rich people like to go skiing, Denver is one ...

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by ikarlson
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moscow airports pre-1991?
Replies: 29
Views: 4843

Re: Moscow airports pre-1991?

As you've noticed, Bykovo is nowhere on this list. So, in this race of greed (East Line) and ego (Aeroflot, Luzhkov) not more than three airports were required. Eventually, there emerged enough interest for a fourth airport, but it was apparently too late for saving Bykovo. Nearby Zhukovsky airfiel...

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by ikarlson
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Begins IAD-STN A321NEO Service
Replies: 10
Views: 3188

Re: Primera Begins IAD-STN A321NEO Service

mict wrote:
FLIHGH wrote:
They also announced BRU-IAD, so they must be happy with bookings to London so far.


As well as BRU-BOS and BRU-EWR on the 737Max



Washington (IAD)-Brussels service begins 2 June 2019, but I doubt that Primera will be at Dulles by June of 2019

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by ikarlson
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Long domestic routes
Replies: 17
Views: 2435

Re: Long domestic routes

I think VKO-PKC is farthest, 4,227 mil

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by ikarlson
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moscow airports pre-1991?
Replies: 29
Views: 4843

Re: Moscow airports pre-1991?

Things haven't changed much since 1991, SVO still dominates Moscow

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