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by CarbonFibre
Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 Aircraft design
Replies: 57
Views: 7839

Re: Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 Aircraft design

Why have they always used the all-seeing eye as their logo?

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75559

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

https://flic.kr/p/2jrsRMM

As mentioned, they will start leaving next week.
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lhrnue wrote:
Has BA started to fly out the remaining 747s from Heathrow. The taxiway cul-de-sac along the Eastern Perimeter Road seems to clear out at a rate of one 747 per day.


They moved a few briefly so they could get a 777 out. https://flic.kr/p/2jrsRMM

As mentioned, they will start leaving next week.

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75559

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

https://flic.kr/p/2jovtn9
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Five 747s outside the hangar at Heathrow yesterday. https://flic.kr/p/2jovtn9

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Italian airways - proposed new start up from founder of Air Italy
Replies: 23
Views: 5197

Re: Italian airways - proposed new start up from founder of Air Italy

What about Luke Air. Are they still around?

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75559

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

Eurowingsa320 wrote:
Any ideas when we will see the one world bill board titles on another ba plane?, I’m pretty sure there going to be on the 77w fleet.


x7 B772s were supposed to be getting done this year but that obviously changed.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JET2 - what next ?
Replies: 98
Views: 18765

Re: JET2 - what next ?

https://flic.kr/p/2hE6F6N

Maintenance is their thing though.
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A few aircraft have been scrapped at QLA over the years. The most recent being a former FedEx 727.

https://flic.kr/p/2hE6F6N

Maintenance is their thing though.

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CargoJet - How are they doing during the Pandemic?
Replies: 18
Views: 3087

Re: CargoJet - How are they doing during the Pandemic?

What do they keep bringing to LHR every day?

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of IAG post-pandemic
Replies: 55
Views: 6611

Re: Future of IAG post-plandemic

I can't see all of the 747s going at once.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargolux 'Retro' 747 coming soon
Replies: 9
Views: 2584

Cargolux 'Retro' 747 coming soon

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=3
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Former CargoLogic 747-400 LX-NCL is in Shannon for paint into 'retro' livery. Nice to hear a positive 747 story for a change!

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=3

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Narrow Body Thread - 2020
Replies: 315
Views: 24456

Re: Why have DL's A320-200s not been retired?

Why does the title say A320-200 ? They don't have any -100s after all.

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Wings SSJs -Return with an Amazing Livery
Replies: 22
Views: 3953

Re: Red Wings SSJs -Return with an Amazing Livery

Livery is not new. The A321s have been like it for age. The actual red wings are new though.

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2020
Replies: 335
Views: 71815

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread - 2020

https://youtu.be/TeleNw81gcY
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Five BA examples crammed in alongside the hangars at LHR.

https://youtu.be/TeleNw81gcY

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Emirates to decommission 40% of A380 fleet
Replies: 504
Views: 91185

Re: Rumour: Emirates to decommission 40% of A380 fleet

https://flic.kr/p/2jboZJ1
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A6-EDB was the first EK A380 to visit the UK. Doesn't seem that long ago!

https://flic.kr/p/2jboZJ1

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Arkia's last B757-300 finds new life
Replies: 19
Views: 6549

Re: Arkia's last B757-300 finds new life

Another 757 with yellow engines!

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by CarbonFibre
Sat May 30, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport
Replies: 38
Views: 3739

Re: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport

https://flic.kr/p/2j6VWPx
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Swiss A340 at LHR.

https://flic.kr/p/2j6VWPx

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by CarbonFibre
Thu May 28, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Czech Airlines returning to LHR
Replies: 29
Views: 6008

Re: OK returning to LHR

Article disappears when converted to English!

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by CarbonFibre
Mon May 25, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAA shrinks even further, laying off staff
Replies: 251
Views: 52621

Re: Updated: SAA shrinks even further, laying off staff

https://flic.kr/p/2j5fEgA
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London had one of the A340-600s over the weekend. Presumably for cargo or repatriation.

https://flic.kr/p/2j5fEgA

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by CarbonFibre
Sat May 23, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport
Replies: 38
Views: 3739

Re: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport

https://flic.kr/p/2j4TyPH
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Another one to add to the LHR list - Royal Flight.

https://flic.kr/p/2j4TyPH

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by CarbonFibre
Fri May 22, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport
Replies: 38
Views: 3739

Re: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport

https://flic.kr/p/2j4krgJ
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Azur 767 at LHR.

https://flic.kr/p/2j4krgJ

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by CarbonFibre
Wed May 20, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport
Replies: 38
Views: 3739

Re: Airline or Aircraft due to Covid not usually not at you airport

https://flic.kr/p/2j3T7aq
Israir https://flic.kr/p/2j3SJdV
SkyUp https://flic.kr/p/2j3zUZ4
Eastern https://flic.kr/p/2j3mxUo
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LHR:

Cargojet https://flic.kr/p/2j3T7aq
Israir https://flic.kr/p/2j3SJdV
SkyUp https://flic.kr/p/2j3zUZ4
Eastern https://flic.kr/p/2j3mxUo

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by CarbonFibre
Fri May 15, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA - Report: Post Lebanon's Civil War
Replies: 26
Views: 3547

Re: MEA - Report: Post Lebanon's Civil War

https://flic.kr/p/2j2os1W
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The Boeing 720 livery is back! https://flic.kr/p/2j2os1W

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discussion: A New 2-1-2 Seating In B737 and A320 Series to Comply Social Distancing?
Replies: 43
Views: 6815

Re: Discussion: A New 2-1-2 Seating In B737 and A320 Series to Comply Social Distancing?

Widebody or not they're all still sealed tubes with recirculated air. No amount of 'social distancing' will stop the spread of a disease.

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rare and Short Lived Airline/Aircraft Combinations
Replies: 91
Views: 7064

Re: Rare and Short Lived Airline/Aircraft Combinations

Delta's 831MH with metal belly and new tail.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Air Inter at LHR
Replies: 4
Views: 670

Air Inter at LHR

Can anyone remember them at Heathrow in the 90s? Did they operate their own flights or were they for AF?

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)
Replies: 474
Views: 58167

Re: COVID-19 Cargo Discussion Thread (Cargo Operators and Passenger Airlines Operating Cargo Only Flights)

BA apparently sent a 747 to Larnaca on Thursday to collect 54 cats and dogs. Conformation welcome!

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Apr 06, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Group Calls for A380s to Be Used as ICUs
Replies: 81
Views: 12307

Re: Group Calls for A380s to Be Used as ICUs

Lofty wrote:
If the UK can create and make operational a 400 bed ICU in 2 weeks, why would you spend months converting a A380 which then would have to be certified if it was to be used as a flying hospital.


4000 bed.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75559

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, at 40+ including 747s, A380s

And EUPJ (BEA livery) is bringing the crews back to LHR.

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75559

Re: Five BA 747s to Teruel today

BojamDelta wrote:

XLEA is currently on route to Lima as BA9150, presumably a repatriation flight.


It's going to Chateauroux, along with LEC, LEF & LEI.

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by CarbonFibre
Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: HS Trident Cabin
Replies: 15
Views: 3336

Re: HS Trident Cabin

https://flic.kr/p/2gaWqxT
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Photo of BEA's 6-abreast.

https://flic.kr/p/2gaWqxT

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 773
Views: 112250

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration

For the record, the last DHC-8 at LHR left at 11.25 today. Reg as call sign.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75559

Re: Five BA 747s to Teruel today

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/30493813-post2742.html
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SQ789 wrote:
Which one is MID-J cabin?


A & T are mid-J.

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/30493813-post2742.html

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75559

Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/british ... es-21.html
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An accelerated retirement sees CIVA, VR, VS, VT & VX making their last flights today. The crews come back to LHR on an A320.

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/british ... es-21.html

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How long to produce a new aerial map?
Replies: 7
Views: 441

How long to produce a new aerial map?

Just wondered when we can expect to see new versions of Google or Bing maps? Might be quite interesting what with all of the groundings. I assume that's what this plane has been doing recently.

Image

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda Leases 6 London Heathrow Slots to Air India for 2 years
Replies: 19
Views: 4210

Re: Garuda Leases 6 London Heathrow Slots to Air India for 2 years

Not much use to AI at the moment!

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 163042

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

MarcoT wrote:
CarbonFibre wrote:
A biological weapon would explain the continued increase in cases despite 'lockdown'. Yes?


Sadly, it seems that Coronavirus affects the brain too :)


Yes, yours. Seems nobody wants to entertain other theories and instead just swallow all of the MSM stuff.

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9754

Re: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts

https://youtu.be/rAp_96cr3yA
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Found a new video - I hope it's allowed here. Reported elsewhere the 747s at the end of the line-up will be going to Spain for storage.

https://youtu.be/rAp_96cr3yA

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 163042

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

A biological weapon would explain the continued increase in cases despite 'lockdown'. Yes?

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 163042

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

1000 new cases and 900 deaths in Italy yesterday despite weeks of 'lockdown' Why?

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by CarbonFibre
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR terminal moves?
Replies: 38
Views: 11500

Re: LHR terminal moves?

Just trying to place T2B security? Anyone?

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by CarbonFibre
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA81 returns to LHR on route ACC
Replies: 3
Views: 2224

Re: BA81 returns to LHR on route ACC

Supposedly a cargo-only flight and Ghana refused it due to the closed border. Surely the crew would have known that before leaving?

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by CarbonFibre
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts
Replies: 184
Views: 9754

Re: Airport Photos in the wake of coronavirus impacts

https://youtu.be/zQzIIpTE9OQ
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Video of 747s & 777s at LHR. https://youtu.be/zQzIIpTE9OQ

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 163042

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The claim is no more ridiculous than the 'official story' that people have spread it from China.

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by CarbonFibre
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 163042

Bill Gates & George Soros behind Covid-19 ?

https://www.davidicke.com/article/56610 ... acy-theory
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The brother of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claims the outbreak is no accident.

https://www.davidicke.com/article/56610 ... acy-theory

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 163042

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

lugie wrote:
Also, I feel like #7 should be implemented at least in so far as it concerns censoring public figures from spreading certifiably wrong information.


The MSM have had it then!

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by CarbonFibre
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 163042

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

This list is getting longer and longer all the time: 1. Quarantine and Martial Law 2. Cashless Agenda 3. Global Financial Crash / Economic Reset? 4. Rolling out of Digital Currencies / One World Currency? 5. Cover for 5G Rollout 6. Surveillance 7. Censorship 8. Mandatory Vaccination 9. The Human Mic...

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020
Replies: 105
Views: 21836

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020

https://www.flickr.com/photos/xfwspotte ... /contacts/
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LH NEOs starting to get the silly bandit mask now.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/xfwspotte ... /contacts/

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA1 diverting to LHR
Replies: 25
Views: 11170

Re: BA1 diverting to LHR

Take off was at 09:56 UTC and descent began at 10:06 UTC. That was a quick diversion, wonder what the medical issue was that such a quick reaction was taken. It wasn't medical related. It was a planned flight to get the passengers to the US and to position the aircraft for storage. BA1 /2 are cance...

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by CarbonFibre
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA1 diverting to LHR
Replies: 25
Views: 11170

Re: BA1 diverting to LHR

LCY-LHR on a 318 is one for the log book!

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