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by AntonioMartin
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Only 1 operational 747-100?
Replies: 11
Views: 880

Re: Only 1 operational 747-100?

Darn...and we can't buy a ticket to fly on it!! (In my case not only because it's an air force aircraft but also my passport says "American" on it... :D )

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by AntonioMartin
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 360
Views: 78995

Re: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread

It's just Casino Express renamed...but with a new clientele focus.

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 121
Views: 15556

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

seabiscuit wrote:
AntonioMartin wrote:
jmc1975 wrote:
Being a OneWorld hub, it would more likely be JAL & Qatar.

I can dream...:)


it will happen some day.

LOL (I hope so..)

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Apr 01, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: April’s fool: Airline edition
Replies: 70
Views: 8570

Re: April’s fool: Airline edition

Puertorriquena de Aviacion will start up with these routes: http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=SJU-pse%0D%0Asju-bqn%0D%0Asju-maz%0D%0Asju-jfk%0D%0Asju-vqs%0D%0Asju-CPX%0D%0Asju-RVR.FAA%0D%0Asju-mco%0D%0Asju-mia%0D%0Asju-sdq%0D%0Asju-MAD%0D%0Asju-stt%0D%0Asju-stx%0D%0Asju-ORD%0D%0Asju-mdw%0D%0Asju-BOS%0D%0...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Grass landing strips
Replies: 21
Views: 2314

Re: Grass landing strips

trijetsonly wrote:
AntonioMartin wrote:
Starlionblue wrote:

Indonesia would like a word. :D

Image

LOL...what airline is that??


Famous Susi Air
They even have an awesome TV Show.

Oh nice! Thanks for the info!!

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines plans to immediately launch US scheduled service amid Covid-19
Replies: 63
Views: 9182

Re: Vietnam Airlines plans to immidiately launch US scheduled service amid Covid-19

Im not sure it would be worth a flight, but the PHX area-specially northwest Phoenix-has plenty of Vietnamese, including many friends of mine... I am Viet and I live in Philadelphia but does it mean its worth the flight? No. Unfortunately its going to be Cali with either LAX or SFO, Texas with IAH ...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines plans to immediately launch US scheduled service amid Covid-19
Replies: 63
Views: 9182

Re: Vietnam Airlines plans to immidiately launch US scheduled service amid Covid-19

Antaras wrote:
AntonioMartin wrote:
Im not sure it would be worth a flight, but the PHX area-specially northwest Phoenix-has plenty of Vietnamese, including many friends of mine...

Sorry but the Viet population here can't be compared with neither California or Texas.

Exactly!

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Mar 24, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Grass landing strips
Replies: 21
Views: 2314

Re: Grass landing strips

I was just wondering if there are any grass air fields with commercial airline ops.... If you look not only at Europe and North America, I'm sure you will find a quite a few grass runways in the world with commercial ops. Especially in remote areas, which are only reachable by aircraft. Perhaps no ...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Mar 24, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Grass landing strips
Replies: 21
Views: 2314

Re: Grass landing strips

Starlionblue wrote:
AntonioMartin wrote:
I was just wondering if there are any grass air fields with commercial airline ops....


Indonesia would like a word. :D

Image

LOL...what airline is that??

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Mar 24, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines plans to immediately launch US scheduled service amid Covid-19
Replies: 63
Views: 9182

Re: Vietnam Airlines plans to immidiately launch US scheduled service amid Covid-19

Im not sure it would be worth a flight, but the PHX area-specially northwest Phoenix-has plenty of Vietnamese, including many friends of mine...

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Mar 22, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Grass landing strips
Replies: 21
Views: 2314

Re: Grass landing strips

I was just wondering if there are any grass air fields with commercial airline ops....

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by AntonioMartin
Sun Mar 14, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 121
Views: 15556

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

Being a OneWorld hub, it would more likely be JAL & Qatar. I can dream...:) it will happen some day. Likely when cows fly... :lol: I was hoping to see a 787 to Tokyo after AA took over US Airways....and then to see ANA jump to the route as a competitor... As far as hoping to see EK (and to a le...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Mar 10, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flights between metro area airports
Replies: 47
Views: 3639

Re: Flights between metro area airports

http://www.departedflights.com/SJU75intro.html interesting...
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Hmmnn..there was an intra-San Juan flight once, SJU to Isla Grande on Vieques Air Link......http://www.departedflights.com/SJU75intro.html interesting...

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by AntonioMartin
Fri Mar 05, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flights between metro area airports
Replies: 47
Views: 3639

Re: Flights between metro area airports

hoons90 wrote:
FlyGTA's .

Off topic but everytime I see that name I wonder if Michael or Frankie fly as pilots at that airline..also do they serve Los Santos or San Andreas??? :P

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flights between metro area airports
Replies: 47
Views: 3639

Flights between metro area airports

I have a (to me) interesting topic to talk about and it is: How about commercial flights between airports or heliports-for that matter-in the SAME metropolitan area??? Like for example, helicopter flights between, say Mesa airport and Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix on, say, American or Allegiant heli...

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:27 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: civilian aircraft what if
Replies: 13
Views: 4015

Re: civilian aircraft what if

A 747 BBJ ...would look great!

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 509
Views: 45372

Re: Delta to cut focus city network down to RDU & AUS

How about Cinci?

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:42 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Why did you fall in love with aviation?
Replies: 21
Views: 3473

Re: Why did you fall in love with aviation?

Now I have a Geminijets collection of Delta airlines aircraft and play MSFS2020, hoping to be a pilot someday!!! :D You chose the right airline to collect..:D and hopefully when you are a pilot you will choose the right airline again!!!!!! Yes :) I think DL was the first airline I ever flew on... M...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Why did you fall in love with aviation?
Replies: 21
Views: 3473

Re: Why did you fall in love with aviation?

Very similar sentiment to N965UW...aviation sparked my lifelong interest in geography and absorbing as much random information about different parts of the world as possible. I was an annoyance to many teachers. That happened to me too..and then I got interested in boxing and found out that sport, ...

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Why did you fall in love with aviation?
Replies: 21
Views: 3473

Re: Why did you fall in love with aviation?

Boeing757100 wrote:
Now I have a Geminijets collection of Delta airlines aircraft and play MSFS2020, hoping to be a pilot someday!!! :D

You chose the right airline to collect..:D and hopefully when you are a pilot you will choose the right airline again!!!!!!

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by AntonioMartin
Wed Mar 03, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Why did you fall in love with aviation?
Replies: 21
Views: 3473

Re: Why did you fall in love with aviation?

Simple:
I flew on Delta Airlines October 10th, 1980....

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports you have visited but not flown to/through
Replies: 40
Views: 2407

Re: Airports you have visited but not flown to/through

Just remembered a couple of Northern Arizona airports, one I went to eat at their restaurant and another I stopped at to take photos of their DC-6s in Western and Pacific Airlines liveries. (Which this site surely would not accept 4 their dbase)

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your List Of Discontinued Routes You Have Flown
Replies: 116
Views: 10954

Re: Your List Of Discontinued Routes You Have Flown

SJU-MCO on Delta
SJU-SDQ, SJU-ATL and ATL-PHX on Eastern
SJU-STT on Prinair

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports you have visited but not flown to/through
Replies: 40
Views: 2407

Re: Airports you have visited but not flown to/through

[url][/url]The only one I can think of is Phoenix/Mesa

I've passed by Aguadilla, Mayaguez and Ponce when in Puerto Rico, and by Las Vegas in Nevada and by Burbank in California but never went into any of them.

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 800 wreckage to be destroyed before 25th anniversary
Replies: 59
Views: 10328

Re: TWA 800 wreckage to be destroyed before 25th anniversary

chunhimlai wrote:
Why not to produce skin tag and give them to the crews as souvenirs

Personally, knowing the "souvenir" came from a tragedy where many lost their lives, I would not feel right to have it...

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 800 wreckage to be destroyed before 25th anniversary
Replies: 59
Views: 10328

Re: TWA 800 wreckage to be destroyed before 25th anniversary

I don't know...if I had the chance to see such a thing, I don't think I would like to see it as so many lives were lost, like having a chance of visiting Ground Zero or the Holocaust sites....it would be very heart breaking to me and definitely not some thing I'd enjoy doing tourism on....I guess wh...

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by AntonioMartin
Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 100+ airline airports?
Replies: 13
Views: 3097

Re: 100+ airline airports?

alohashirts wrote:
SLC has 9 passenger airlines and 8 cargo airlines, so a total of 17 airlines.

Thats far from 100..lol

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas SVO-EZE
Replies: 20
Views: 3868

Re: Aerolineas Argentinas SVO-EZE

Hope this helps the situation in Argentina a bit..

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 100+ airline airports?
Replies: 13
Views: 3097

Re: 100+ airline airports?

Shanghai Pudong has 85 passenger and 40 cargo ones....if you count all the DHL entities as different airlines..:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Pudong_International_Airport#Airlines_and_destinations

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by AntonioMartin
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 121
Views: 15556

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

jmc1975 wrote:
AntonioMartin wrote:
When's ANA and Emirates coming???

Being a OneWorld hub, it would more likely be JAL & Qatar.

I can dream...:)

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by AntonioMartin
Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 121
Views: 15556

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2021

When's ANA and Emirates coming???

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by AntonioMartin
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 100+ airline airports?
Replies: 13
Views: 3097

100+ airline airports?

Hi! I was wondering if there are any lists of 100 + airline airports on the net? I just counted Shanghai at about 120.......

Thanks, God bless!

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longtail 744 blows up engine out of MST (2 injuries on the ground)
Replies: 16
Views: 10721

Re: Longtail 744 blows up engine out of MST (2 injuries on the ground)

Interesting few days in aviation with a few tragic crashes and now two engine explosions...

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 engine explodes over Aachen
Replies: 2
Views: 661

Re: Boeing 747-400 engine explodes over Aachen

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1458013

Ok thanks...we should close this then.
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AirKevin wrote:
Another thread here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1458013

Ok thanks...we should close this then.

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 engine explodes over Aachen
Replies: 2
Views: 661

Boeing 747-400 engine explodes over Aachen

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/two-injured-after-cargo-plane-s-engine-bursts-into-flames-drops-debris-over-dutch-town/ar-BB1dUxfz?ocid=msedgntp Interesting few days in aviation with a few tragic crashes and now two engine explosions... The article doesnt say the airline name..wonder which one ...

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by AntonioMartin
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Indonesia question
Replies: 6
Views: 1159

Re: Garuda Indonesia question

Very nice thank you all for your info...very informative you all
!

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by AntonioMartin
Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Indonesia question
Replies: 6
Views: 1159

Garuda Indonesia question

I have a question about one Garuda route: According to Wikipedia, a flight between Medan, Indonesia and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, operates by way of Makassar, which is in Indonesia. BUT according to the same article, Garuda does NOT have rights to fly passengers between Medan and Makassar! This is where...

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:27 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline magazine hunting
Replies: 10
Views: 4720

Re: Airline magazine hunting

Ebay!! I only found some like December 1999, June 2000, October 2000, November 2000, April 2001, January 2003, February 2003, December 2003, January 2004, April 2007, October 2008, January 2009, September 2009 and December 2009. I need these. Well I wish you good luck!!! Airline items can be hard t...

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations
Replies: 103
Views: 10693

Re: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations

bennett123 wrote:

I would be surprised if anyone here has seen a DC5.

Only 5 built...

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations
Replies: 103
Views: 10693

Re: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations

Ah that's what it was. There were definitely a few DC5s that went over from EA to NW as well and (briefly) to DL. I actually flew on one in 2011 on EWR-ATL. DC-5s?? And in 2011??? Are you sure?? Sorry! spell check issue. It was a DC-9-50 (AKA: "D95") :lol: I was thinking maybe you had a T...

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by AntonioMartin
Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations
Replies: 103
Views: 10693

Re: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations

I loved Eastern ..... the Wings of Man. So many flights on their DC9's, B727's, B757's, DC8's, L1011's ..... YUL, JFK, MIA, FLL, PBI, MEX, ACA, BDA and other cities I have probably forgotten. But always treated well and always loved the *Hockey Stick* livery. Ok, the well treated part...my family w...

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by AntonioMartin
Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations
Replies: 103
Views: 10693

Re: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations

People forget but Texas Air took a lot from Eastern and moved it to CO: SystemOne (Reservations System), "OnePass" (CO's Frequent Flyer Program until merging with UA), some of their regional carriers, and quite a few of their A300s which stayed with CO until the mid-1990s. I'm not sure bu...

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by AntonioMartin
Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Are there any airport management simulation games there with REAL AIRLINE NAMES??
Replies: 0
Views: 1855

Are there any airport management simulation games there with REAL AIRLINE NAMES??

I was just wondering..and if free, of course, much better!

Thanks all for your help!
God bless!

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by AntonioMartin
Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline magazine hunting
Replies: 10
Views: 4720

Re: Airline magazine hunting

Ebay!!

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations
Replies: 103
Views: 10693

Re: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations

klwright69 wrote:

Didn't EA crash in Bolivia or Peru?

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January 1, 1985 on a 727 in Bolivia...from what I heard, the bodies were never located but part of the fuselage was, a few years ago. And they made a movie about the crash.

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by AntonioMartin
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations
Replies: 103
Views: 10693

Re: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations

I moved to the USA on my third Eastern flight and first (and ultimately so far only) Boeing 727 flight,SJU-ATL.

I also flew Eastern on SJU-SDQ on their L-1011.

Great memories!!

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by AntonioMartin
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff
Replies: 829
Views: 235211

Re: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff

Crew is a very broad term. Myself and the mechanic on board when I fly are considered crew even though I’m asleep 95% of the flight. Goes the same for when we carry couriers. They’re also considered “crew.” Hell, I took two EOD handlers and their dogs from RMS to DOV and the dogs were listed on the...

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