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by Phosphorus
Fri Oct 22, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your favorite plane that you haven't flown on
Replies: 22
Views: 957

Re: Your favorite plane that you haven't flown on

Both supersonic civil ones: the Tu-144 and Concorde DC-10 and MD-11 look gorgeous, but knowing what I know now of how they were (ill)conceived, I prefer to admire them from a distance. Managed to bag L-1011 at one point, that was a treat! 747SP and some "full-length" 747 classic with a spi...

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by Phosphorus
Fri Oct 22, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What is your favourite military aircraft of the world war 2 era ?
Replies: 21
Views: 1782

Re: What is your favourite military aircraft of the world war 2 era ?

Ground attack: Il-2, but a 2-seat version. And NOT in the gunner's seat.
Single engine fighter: between Thunderbolt and La-5
Multi-engine bomber: B-17, probably Pe-8 too (just for the sake of having a chance of making it home)

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by Phosphorus
Thu Oct 21, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Development & Production Thread
Replies: 762
Views: 151896

Re: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Development & Production Thread

Playing devil's advocate here, could in theory US3's unions hand the US3 a list of their wants in return to raise the MTOW limit for RJ's to let's say 100,000lbs? Or are they waiting for the US3 to become more desperate? I personally feel this is great leverage to get some of the gripes with their ...

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by Phosphorus
Wed Oct 20, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: European aviation blog sites
Replies: 2
Views: 587

Re: European aviation blog sites

http://www.aviation.com.ua/ is of note. Nothing in English, but online translators could be of help.
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Ukraine's http://www.aviation.com.ua/ is of note. Nothing in English, but online translators could be of help.

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by Phosphorus
Thu Oct 14, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 70730

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

viewtopic.php?p=22995473#p22995657
aristoenigma wrote:
It looks like Saudia sold their two stored 748 freighters to AirBridgeCargo per Planespotters:

https://www.planespotters.net/airline/AirBridgeCargo


Yet more 747-8 return to operation!
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This gem over at the Cargo thread:
viewtopic.php?p=22995473#p22995657

aristoenigma wrote:
It looks like Saudia sold their two stored 748 freighters to AirBridgeCargo per Planespotters:

https://www.planespotters.net/airline/AirBridgeCargo


Yet more 747-8 return to operation!

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by Phosphorus
Thu Oct 14, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 58514

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Eilat has a relatively modest population, and the town is little more than a couple of shopping malls and a string of hotels by a beach. Unlike Aqaba which has Petra (relatively) nearby and Wadi Rum, Eilat is not a major cultural centre. Eilat is also expensive to visit. By road it takes a long tim...

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by Phosphorus
Tue Oct 12, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skytrax: the new BER airport is horrible
Replies: 71
Views: 18258

Re: Skytrax: the new BER airport is horrible

..... *not enough toilets, they are difficult to find, and they are dirty IMO, it appears BER's problems are deep. I'm starting to think that the critics who said the airport should be razed are correct. BER management should just start from scratch and should hire architects who have real experien...

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by Phosphorus
Tue Oct 12, 2021 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian L-410 skydiving aircraft crash Oct 10, 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 3571

Re: Russian L-410 skydiving aircraft crash Oct 10, 2021

I've only used Pilatus Porters (and a Bell Jetranger) and never felt unsafe. At one point one was even bought brand new since the French national team was based where I was jumping, but that was a bit of a stretch and it was sold after a couple of years. The older one was still fine. It would be go...

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by Phosphorus
Sun Oct 10, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian L-410 skydiving aircraft crash Oct 10, 2021
Replies: 15
Views: 3571

Re: Russian L-410 skydiving aircraft crash Oct 10, 2021

I've only used Pilatus Porters (and a Bell Jetranger) and never felt unsafe. At one point one was even bought brand new since the French national team was based where I was jumping, but that was a bit of a stretch and it was sold after a couple of years. The older one was still fine. It would be go...

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by Phosphorus
Sat Oct 09, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 70730

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

http://www.paineairport.com/kpae19609w.htm
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SU-EGY left KPAE on a customer flight on October 7.
Source: KPAE blog http://www.paineairport.com/kpae19609w.htm

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by Phosphorus
Wed Oct 06, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ukraine airports
Replies: 22
Views: 6142

Re: Ukraine airports

Rivne airport (RWN) had a sort of a proving run with a 737 coming in from Vienna Schwechat, and then departing for Tel Aviv Ben Gurion: https://lb.ua/economics/2021/10/05/495572_rivnenskiy_aeroport_vpershe_20.html (couldn't find an English link, pls use Google Translate from Ukrainian). The trial wa...

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by Phosphorus
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair grounding anniversary
Replies: 28
Views: 5181

Re: Swissair grounding anniversary

gioannis13 wrote:
....any special ticket offer for 20 years of Swiss International Airlines ?

You probably jest.

Anyway, Swiss International Airlines began in March 2002, so that would be an appropriate time to chase them for anniversary goodies.

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by Phosphorus
Sun Oct 03, 2021 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair grounding anniversary
Replies: 28
Views: 5181

Re: Swissair grounding anniversary

It was a crossroads -- they could choose to change nothing, and slowly bleed away money, competing in Europe with one hand tied; or cut to the most profitable, Switzerland-centred network (socially and PR-wise, a disaster), or deploy their cash to buy a ticket into the future. They thought Hunter S...

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by Phosphorus
Sun Oct 03, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair grounding anniversary
Replies: 28
Views: 5181

Re: Swissair grounding anniversary

So were the pilots and flight attendants at Swissair offered jobs at Swiss and if so, at what seniority and pay level? Very good question. First, ask yourself -- what's "Swiss"? It was Crossair (LX), bought by a consortium of business (banks mainly) and government entities (cantons, maybe...

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by Phosphorus
Sat Oct 02, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair grounding anniversary
Replies: 28
Views: 5181

Re: Swissair grounding anniversary

A great airline killed by hubris. Strategically it was a mess at the end. Anybody remembers Qualiflier and their attempt to build their own airline alliance? And all the shareholdings in dubious airlines *cough* Sabena *cough* Wait, isn't that a lot like Etihad Partners? ;) Talk about history going...

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by Phosphorus
Fri Oct 01, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ukraine airports
Replies: 22
Views: 6142

Re: Ukraine airports

Apologies for the slight thread drift... I notice that Bees Air is selling tickets for 1x weekly flights (Mondays) between Odesa and Ganja in Azerbaijan from the start of November. It seems a bit of a strange route to me - anyone able to explain the rationale behind it ? Background: Ganja was shell...

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by Phosphorus
Wed Sep 29, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Unions File Grievance Over Lack of Hotel Availability
Replies: 159
Views: 19911

Re: AA Unions File Grievance Over Lack of Hotel Availability

I travel a fair amount and I have to book/pay for my own flight and hotel and then claim. Doesn’t bother me - I get the loyalty points from both for my leisure trips. Does your employment contract specify that your employer is supposed to book and pay for your rooms? Hi Moose135. No, it states that...

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by Phosphorus
Mon Sep 27, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 15 Years ago today- Last B717 delivered
Replies: 116
Views: 22582

Re: 15 Years ago today- Last B717 delivered

blacksoviet wrote:
When did Boeing destroy the tooling for the 717?


between 2004 and 2015, one would guess. Last 717 built in 2004, and in 2015 Boeing was auctioning off C-17 equipment to clear the site for commercial development. 717 tooling must have been gone by 2015.

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by Phosphorus
Sat Sep 25, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 15 Years ago today- Last B717 delivered
Replies: 116
Views: 22582

Re: 15 Years ago today- Last B717 delivered

viewtopic.php?p=22968879#p22968885

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With understanding that F130 is a BR700 type engine...
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Long-term viability of the engines might get a shot in the arm, reported here:
viewtopic.php?p=22968879#p22968885

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With understanding that F130 is a BR700 type engine...

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by Phosphorus
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2303
Views: 335889

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Sorry, for the quality. I will work on doing better next time I cruise over to DHN. From 9/11/21 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51447274772_6e3fd4553a_z.jpg N102FF https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51448773409_6a0f42e138_b.jpg These were hard to look up. N837US (I think former N976DL) N836US...

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by Phosphorus
Thu Sep 09, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Taliban Upset that the US disabled Aircraft and Helicopters
Replies: 25
Views: 4680

Re: Taliban Upset that the US disabled Aircraft and Helicopters

Here's a list based on photos on what's left behind and is supposedly disabled. Currently 70 aircraft accounted for https://www.oryxspioenkop.com/2021/09/list-of-aircraft-and-helicopters.html Interestingly, most of these aircraft seem to belong to the (effectively defunct) Afghan Air Force. The US ...

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by Phosphorus
Thu Sep 09, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 529
Views: 129911

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2021

Loud? Why has no one mentioned the 1-11 yet?! Did not hear 1-11 in person. Did hear the first generation jets, 707, 727, etc which delivered ear-piercing shrieking sounds. The one that took the prize for me was Concorde taking off. It was a truly visceral experience. It wasn't just sound, the shock...

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by Phosphorus
Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing shareholders file lawsuit over 737MAX
Replies: 33
Views: 6174

Re: Boeing shareholders file lawsuit over 737MAX

Shareholders were not complaining when the financial profits were exceptional high in the past, despite the fact that the actual profits were much lower. As a shareholder, you also share the burden in bad times. Not incorrect. But... What about shareholders who were not onboard for those "exce...

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by Phosphorus
Sun Sep 05, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43015

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

that meant they have softened (at least outwardly) a bit Yep, I mean there’s nothing like killing an eight-month pregnant policewoman to demonstrate how much the Taliban has softened. FFS man, they’re just as bad as they ever were, to think otherwise is naive in the extreme. https://www.bbc.co.uk/n...

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by Phosphorus
Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43015

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

Today's Taliban is more moderate I have a bridge for sale that may be of interest to you. "I'll by that, for a dollar!" Seriously, though. If you will see women allowed to take any profession (except prostitution; 1991-2001 version of Taliban accepted only that type of employment for wome...

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by Phosphorus
Sat Sep 04, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43015

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

This whole Afghanistan deal for some reason interested me and I took the time to look at it's history for the last couple hundred years. They were played with every single great world powers (even China already had their shot in the 70's). But in the end, be it the USSR or the USA, there is no diff...

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by Phosphorus
Fri Sep 03, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 389
Views: 58514

Re: Wizz Air News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Wizz Air has a base in Vienna where costs are high. Don't they have staff from Bratislava there? ;) — Wizz wants to get an AOC in Ex-Sovjet countries. They still own a subsidiary in Ukraine https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wizz_Air_Ukraine It used to be a full airline, AOC and all. Stopped flying afte...

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by Phosphorus
Thu Sep 02, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43015

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

This whole Afghanistan deal for some reason interested me and I took the time to look at it's history for the last couple hundred years. They were played with every single great world powers (even China already had their shot in the 70's). But in the end, be it the USSR or the USA, there is no diff...

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by Phosphorus
Thu Sep 02, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "We Don't Go With Federal Law" Says Flight Attendant
Replies: 136
Views: 18527

Re: "We Don't Go With Federal Law" Says Flight Attendant

I don't really understand why a law (technically a regulation) would allow for somebody to take up a large amount of overhead bin space with a guitar at the expense of other passengers having room for their properly sized carry on bags. I was almost forced by two different AA gate agents to check a...

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by Phosphorus
Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US military bases in Afghanistan after drawdown?
Replies: 124
Views: 13356

Re: US military bases in Afghanistan after drawdown?

The Aircraft left behind dont look so sofesticated to create panic though. They aren't. They're just talking points in domestic partisan politics. There's not scary about M4s, Humvees, Blackhawks, etc. Unless you're with the last hold outs against the Taliban in Panjshir vally where Ahmad Massoud i...

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by Phosphorus
Wed Sep 01, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188679

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

The Afghanistan 'panhandle'. Like a reverse Oklahoma. Always thought it odd that this strip isn't claimed by Pakistan, India, and/or China, unlike so much other nearby territory. Probably a relic of the "Great Game". A border region, separating Russian Empire and British Raj, so they don'...

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by Phosphorus
Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188679

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

The app version of FR24 showed civilian flight UA830 (30Aug) as having just flown over Afghan airspace. Apologies if clarified already but is that an error or are civilian flights still overflying? United's BOM-EWR, DEL-EWR, DEL-SFO flights all fly over the Afghan's Wakhan corridor both coming and ...

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by Phosphorus
Tue Aug 31, 2021 6:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43015

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

Or you can do "geopolotics on the cheap". If you inflame fundamentalist rhetoric, on both sides of Iran-Afghanistan border, strongly enough -- they'll not get around to cooperate very easily. Fundamentalist Shias and fundamentalist Sunnis are not the best bedfellows (as in "hate each...

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by Phosphorus
Mon Aug 30, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why were/are there many shady airlines in some 3rd world countries?
Replies: 16
Views: 3324

Re: Why were/are there many shady airlines in some 3rd world countries?

Some might argue that Tower Air was a shady airline in a first world country. They operated their hub out of an abandoned Pan Am hangar. One person said it was a miracle they never had a crash. That Tower never had a crash is a testament to the training and regulatory environment in the US. And, I ...

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by Phosphorus
Mon Aug 30, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43015

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

Withdrawal from Afghanistan was required. But perhaps America should consider a "Forward Policy" - Forward deployment of Airborne Assets surrounding and containing Taliban areas. Bases in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and UAE. Iran wont allow US assets to be deployed on its soil, but p...

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by Phosphorus
Sat Aug 28, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188679

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

Continued ray of light of possible evacuations, even when foreign militaries depart Kabul airport: the draft deal between Taliban, Turkey and Qatar establishes a framework on future operations of Kabul Airport. Key message, as far as hopes for evacuation: Turkey refused to participate with technical...

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by Phosphorus
Sat Aug 28, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pope Francis to resign ? ?
Replies: 30
Views: 2643

Re: Pope Francis to resign ? ?

Wanting to be happy in life and for people to get on and life to be good for everyone and to take care of other people, to live in understanding are the sources of much of the worlds good. Fortunately these human qualities will continue to exist with or without religions. And then money gets involv...

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by Phosphorus
Sat Aug 28, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188679

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

This Kam Air came from Kiev KBP?? Looks to be going to north of Kabul though? https://fr24.com/KMF502/28f0d292 A small follow-up about this plane, YA-KML Looks like its arrival in KBP on August 23rd was noted by the press: https://www.gettyimages.fi/detail/news-photo/people-evacuated-from-afghanist...

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by Phosphorus
Sat Aug 28, 2021 11:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43015

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

US military has conducted a retaliatory drone strike against ISIS-K in response to the Kabul suicide event. The unmanned airstrike occurred in the Nangahar Province of Afghanistan. The strike killed one individual and spokesman Navy Capt. William Urban said they knew of no civilian casualties. It w...

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by Phosphorus
Sat Aug 28, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188679

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

Info on status of Kam air. Fleet… and recent flights https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/afghanistan-attack-airline-refuge-iran-planes I wonder what kind of deal was there between Kam Air and Iran, that Kam Air frames were ferried to Iran empty. The scramble to get out of KBL is... well, a scramb...

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by Phosphorus
Fri Aug 27, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2
Replies: 92
Views: 14071

Re: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2

https://59.ru/text/incidents/2021/08/27/70103429/
Video of the crash (and presumably two parachutes):
https://59.ru/text/incidents/2021/08/27/70103522/
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Well... A Su-24 down in Perm region, Russia. No casualties.
https://59.ru/text/incidents/2021/08/27/70103429/
Video of the crash (and presumably two parachutes):
https://59.ru/text/incidents/2021/08/27/70103522/

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by Phosphorus
Fri Aug 27, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any countries where pilots still carry firearms?
Replies: 37
Views: 7961

Re: Are there any countries where pilots still carry firearms?

To be honest, if there is a case where survival equipment is just gas you wish you had, imagine the utility of a shotgun, axe and fire starting kit to the average first class passenger from Boston or European flight attendant. I know there are regulatory compliance requirements, bureaucratic inerti...

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by Phosphorus
Fri Aug 27, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188679

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

From my information - the crew of the IL76 (plus obviously some select people in the Ukrainian chain of command) didn't waste their time and decided to make some cash while they were in Kabul and did a quick rotation to Iran that they wanted to keep quiet about ;) I've heard the same. However, as t...

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by Phosphorus
Fri Aug 27, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188679

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

Ukraine was using their own IL-76 for their citizens though. I really doubt Russia is flying Ukrainians out. One of Ukrainian Il-76's (apparently, there was more than one) did two movements out of KBL within 24hrs. First, it shuttled locals to a place in Iran. Depending on who you listen to, either...

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by Phosphorus
Fri Aug 27, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2009
Views: 479786

Re: Updated ITA/Alitalia News and Discussion Thread

Maybe COVID changed the things very recently, but , unless you still include the UK, Italy is by far the 3rd economy in EU. Sorry, yes I accidentally said "EU" instead of "European". Italy is the 3rd largest EU economy, as you say, or the 4th largest European Economy. My underst...

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by Phosphorus
Thu Aug 26, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188679

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

Did anyone see the GTK Rossiya IL-62 on FR24 yesterday? Was coming in at FL350 from the north-west and then disappeared from coverage at Afghanistan border. I assume was headed for Kabul. Reg was RA-86496. Also have seen two IL-76s departing KBL on RT’s airport webcam. Too far away to be able to te...

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by Phosphorus
Wed Aug 25, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why were/are there many shady airlines in some 3rd world countries?
Replies: 16
Views: 3324

Re: Why were/are there many shady airlines in some 3rd world countries?

Just now, I found this video on my YouTube recommended page. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RHJOjXD-Uc Apparently, this airline failed to even document a wait and balance sheet before takeoff, no loading plans, pilots were improperly trained, etc, etc. Immediately, I just thought "How could ...

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by Phosphorus
Wed Aug 25, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any countries where pilots still carry firearms?
Replies: 37
Views: 7961

Re: Are there any countries where pilots still carry firearms?

Slightly OT, KLM used to have rifles in the survival gear of their polar flights. T aking it a few steps further, Soviet cosmonauts had, I believe, sawed off shotguns in the capsule Incase they landed in the wilderness of Siberia and it took longer than expected to be picked up . Well, after the cr...

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by Phosphorus
Wed Aug 25, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread
Replies: 860
Views: 188679

Re: Kabul Falls: Evacuation Charter Watch Thread

A glimmer of hope for the evacuation airbridge, to maybe continue? Taliban wants to engage with Turkey, so Turkey runs the airport: https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/taliban-asked-turkey-support-run-kabul-airport-turkish-officials-say-2021-08-25/ While at the moment , Taliban is adamant that...

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by Phosphorus
Tue Aug 24, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2
Replies: 92
Views: 14071

Re: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2

https://www.pravda.ru/news/accidents/1632926-mig29/
a MiG-29 has caught fire and burned fully, on the ground, in Astrakhan region, Russia. No casualties
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Not a crash, but a hull loss, regardless:
https://www.pravda.ru/news/accidents/1632926-mig29/
a MiG-29 has caught fire and burned fully, on the ground, in Astrakhan region, Russia. No casualties

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