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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 13422

Re: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

"The Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday that operations at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport would be suspended between 6:15 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. ET Thursday to allow a ceremonial flyover of military aircraft during President Donald Trump's Independence Day event." ht...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)
Replies: 34
Views: 10291

Re: Newark ground stop, what is going on?

The airbus has 3 hydraulic systems, green blue and yellow. Normal braking is achieved on the green system. If the green system fails, the yellow system now takes over and you have anti skid still. If both the yellow and the green fail (not unheard of because they are linked via a PTU) then you have...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382640

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

SE-RTC (call sign NAX1TD) currently West of La Rochelle @ FL200.....out of Malaga, but headed for? Good catch! 1) I note a good quick climb out from Malaga (like it's empty...), but then it held at 20,000' :scratchchin: 2) If it maintains the current heading it looks like it's going to maintain 20,...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)
Replies: 34
Views: 10291

Re: Newark ground stop, what is going on?

Looks like it was UA2098 LGA-IAH. Diverted to EWR due to hydraulic problems and it blew both tires on landing. Locked up brakes? https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/UA2098 FR24 says it’s now scheduled to fly EWR-SMF later tonight. Really?? I'll preface this with saying I’m not an Airbus pilo...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape air to order and be launch customer of all-electric aircraft
Replies: 84
Views: 9551

Re: Cape air to order and be launch customer of all-electric aircraft

Did you read what I wrote? Electric motors are extremely reliable; much more than batteries or IC engines. So, the weak point in electric powertrain is the battery, where as the weak point in IC powertrain is the engine; in both case, the weak point could fail suddenly, and spectacularly (i.e. in a...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans and electric stoves
Replies: 95
Views: 5200

Re: Americans and electric stoves

I have a property 15 minutes outside Silicon Valley with propane tanks. Telling how little people see, I am sure there are propane trucks all over Sonoma county. Mar 19, 2019 "Overturned Propane Truck Cleared In Sonoma County, Hwy 128 Reopens" https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/03/19/...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Sues Walmart Over Jetblack
Replies: 29
Views: 3313

Re: JetBlue Sues Walmart Over Jetblack

I picture goth kids, not JetBlue, when I hear “jet black.” The Stranglers were more punk/new wave than goth.... https://stranglers.pagesperso-orange.fr/images/photos/groupe/mk1.jpg The Stranglers Jean-Jacques Burnel, Dave Greenfield, Hugh Cornwell, and the mean looking guy on the left is the drumme...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Air Force One Scheme
Replies: 107
Views: 10002

Re: New Air Force One Scheme

https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/64517831_10101762837401734_7085479948474908672_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_oc=AQnE6iUD2qVelSwXsfgd-WmtDC5ktC6OAEU8qxbnGY_Ff0ZQa_LLjmW15GiR9ZiiAlQ&_nc_ht=scontent-syd2-1.xx&oh=7ffddb46b87a833566f5ae65d9fa2852&oe=5D80EFBB I have to say I thought...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 5883

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

Odd question but is "dozen" used in many other countries? It is very common in the USA but I don't know about the rest of the world. (Yes I could probably google it but I enjoy the discussion and personal take people provide.) Tugg It is common in the USA for the obvious reason the word c...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Benefits of a 2 blade rotor
Replies: 8
Views: 1202

Re: Benefits of a 2 blade rotor

What are the benefits of a 2 blade rotor such as used, for example, on the Bell UH-1/204/205/212/etc, other than being cheaper and producing the iconic "Hollywood helicopter" sound? A rotor blade operates in the wake turbulence of the preceding rotor blade, which reduces efficiency. The m...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape air to order and be launch customer of all-electric aircraft
Replies: 84
Views: 9551

Re: Cape air to order and be launch customer of all-electric aircraft

Whats the charge time between flights on the Evation? That could make for some long turns... Charge time is around ½hr for sectors up to 250 nm, and just over 1hr if you use the full 565nm range. Siemens all electric prototype plane catches fire in the air.... all perish "all perish" - OM...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 26427

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

https://www.ainonline.com/sites/default/files/styles/ain30_fullwidth_large_2x/public/uploads/2019/06/5dwm5403_.jpg?itok=u5fUGZiW&timestamp=1560693204 This has to be the FIRST tailwheel design for commercial operation since the DC-3. GF {cough}Vickers Viking 2382158,2104603,244702 Avro York 1716...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawn mowers: Gas vs. electric
Replies: 32
Views: 1705

Re: Lawn mowers: Gas vs. electric

Which is better, gas or electric? Here's a question; are you talking US spec or European spec? What's the difference? I bought a ride-on lawn tractor; my third actually, but it kept clogging up with wet grass. In fact, anything other than bone dry and it struggled. The dealer explained that the pro...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline types that are/were only ever operated by a single airline
Replies: 51
Views: 4773

Re: Airline types that are/were only ever operated by a single airline

I was going to suggest the Avro Vickers Vulcan, but it turns out three airlines signed up for this incredibly ugly beast, including QANTAS. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/92/Vickers_Vulcan_Type_61_G-EBET_%28148227972%29_%28tight_crop%2C_white_balanced%2C_grayscale%29.jpg/800p...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft tilting back on ground due to weight imbalance
Replies: 25
Views: 3783

Re: Aircraft tilting back on ground due to weight imbalance

And I would also assume this may happen more often on airplanes with engine(s) at the back such as 727, DC-10, etc. But I doubt this happens frequently with passenger aircraft. So far in this thread, every example of a tail stand appears to be an external device fitted by ground crew. Then there is...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tecnam P2012 vs Cessna Caravan vs Cessna Skycatcher vs Twin Otter
Replies: 77
Views: 7369

Re: Tecam P2012 vs Cessna Caravan vs Cessna Skycatcher vs Twin Otter

DHC-6 Twin Otter Seats: 19 Engine: 2 x 750 HP turbine Cost: $7M Cessna Skycatcher 408 SkyCourier Seats: 19 Engines: 2 x 1100HP turbine Cost: $5.0M Hard to imagine the Twin Otter can out compete the Skycatcher. It costs $2M more, flies slower, and has less cabin space. It does burn less fuel though....

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: London to get 360 roof top infinity pool, Bonkers!
Replies: 28
Views: 1568

Re: London to get 360 roof top infinity pool, Bonkers!

They say they have some kind of hatch and spiral stair thing to get into and out of it. I wanna see how that thing actually works. Be really bad if it got stuck or failed to operate properly. (I am still trying to think how it could work effectively and easily. Would need to be some kind of pressur...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester
Replies: 40
Views: 8963

Re: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester

777 you rotate the handle to open the door, there is no button. The last time I flew in a 777 they didn't mention this detail; so how are we supposed to know..... The critical point is not what method is required to open the door, but what method is used to deploy the slide ? Is that a simple push ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 5883

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

Well, you have to admit that the metric system is annoying. Especially when people attempt to claim it is superior to the imperial system. I find lots of things annoying, but that is usually solved by changing channels. However, if you must take part in this discussion, the simple fact is that the ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382640

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The real big deal will be the class action law suits. I guess this will already go in the 5billion range, maybe even more depending on the criminal investigation. Here some references: https://www.gjel.com/blog/largest-class-action-settlements.html What class action lawsuits? Passengers? Both crash...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MINI Electric Towing a 777F - Can It Be Done For Real?
Replies: 11
Views: 999

Re: MINI Electric Towing a 777F - Can It Be Done For Real?

I doubt it. It is too light. There was a VW Touareg TDi towing a Jumbo based contraption. However, it was modified and had several tons of ballast. https://www.autoblog.com/2006/11/22/touareg-v10-tdi-tows-a-747/ This is correct. It is a matter of gaining traction, particularly in a FWD car . With a...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White House Wanted USS John McCain ‘Out of Sight’ During Trump Visit
Replies: 51
Views: 2962

Re: White House Wanted USS John McCain ‘Out of Sight’ During Trump Visit

You left out an important piece of information: “A request was made to the U.S. Navy to minimize the visibility of USS John S. McCain, however, all ships remained in their normal configuration during the President's visit.” So, yeah. A big fat nothingburger. Speaking of leaving out "important ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu May 30, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382640

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

As far as the force feedback system, I'm curious what aircraft was used to make the elevator feel like. I'm sure the 737 was based on the 727 which was probably based on the 707 but what were they replicating the feel of with the 707? Going right back in time it would originally have been based on ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu May 30, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382640

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The problem for Boeing now is what happens when a real runaway trim event occurs. It rapidly takes the plane out of trim. What happens next? You can't use electric trim because it has to be disabled since any electric trim is instantly going to move the trim all the way to the extremes, so it can't...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed May 22, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transportation of Formula 1 race cars
Replies: 11
Views: 1334

Re: Transportation of Formula 1 race cars

Here is an image from the mid 1960s, when air freight was a faction of what it is today. https://i.pinimg.com/736x/71/00/b7/7100b7f48d2a85cdbf051f46b168b923--cargo-airlines-british-airways.jpg (image courtesy of pinterest.com) Moving the Formula 1 circus around in those days was quite an event, and ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue May 21, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382640

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The point is: Why were the Flaps retracted with an active stick shaker, contrary to the "STALL RECOVERY" NNC ? Because they looked out of the window and could see they were clearly not in a stall situation? How does looking out the window tell you that you aren't near stall? That sounds l...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue May 21, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382640

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Because they looked out of the window and could see they were clearly not in a stall situation? Morrisond assures us that the numerous clues on approach to stall are so blindingly obvious that they cannot be missed. He has stalled a Cessna dozens of times. :yes: Apart from the stick shaker, what in...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon May 20, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382640

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The point is: Why were the Flaps retracted with an active stick shaker, contrary to the "STALL RECOVERY" NNC ? Because they looked out of the window and could see they were clearly not in a stall situation? Morrisond assures us that the numerous clues on approach to stall are so blindingl...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu May 16, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea
Replies: 146
Views: 22917

Re: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea

No matter how you slice it ..... 2.50 for a tea bag and some hot water is ridiculous...... its not liked its being served fancy ! Firstly, BA have screwed up. They have joined the race to the bottom and I expect better from them. As to whether 2.50 is a fair price - that depends on your currency. T...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu May 16, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea
Replies: 146
Views: 22917

Re: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea

rta wrote:
This is a semantics problem
Absolutely.

One might even say it is all just a storm in a tea cup....

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed May 15, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Renting a car and driving in the UK with a US drivers license
Replies: 38
Views: 1987

Re: Renting a car and driving in the UK with a US drivers license

All you ever wanted to know about Roundabouts, but were afraid to ask. :lol: As several have already pointed out, the image shown earlier is of County Islands in Swindon. Constructed way back in 1972, it was originally known as "County Islands" but locally (& rudely) known as "Th...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed May 15, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Renting a car and driving in the UK with a US drivers license
Replies: 38
Views: 1987

Re: Renting a car and driving in the UK with a US drivers license

I haven’t driven there before,... Any other considerations to take into account? Like insurance? Other than driving on the left that is From the replies already received, there is a mixture of good advice, some curious observations, and one or two absolute howlers. :lol: However, I'm not going to e...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon May 13, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What comes after the B797 ??
Replies: 74
Views: 8543

Re: What comes after the B797 ??

Boeing has given a "code" to each of its product lines, post-World War II: 300 and 400: military aircraft 500: turbine-powered aircraft 600: missles 700: jet-transport passenger aircraft I thought I had read a long time ago that the 800 and 900 series were reserved, but I can find no mode...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon May 13, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What comes after the B797 ??
Replies: 74
Views: 8543

Re: What comes after the B797 ??

Those 'glamorous' names you've listed also had proper type designations: Caravelle - Sud Aviation SE 210 Comet - De Haviland DH 106 Trident - Hawker Siddeley HS.121 Concorde might be the only type I can think of quickly that didn't have a type designation. Cue 25 responses listing others in 5...4.....

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon May 13, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What comes after the B797 ??
Replies: 74
Views: 8543

Re: What comes after the B797 ??

Concorde might be the only type I can think of quickly that didn't have a type designation. Cue 25 responses listing others in 5...4...3... :lol: I want to say Dassault Mercure? I may be wrong ;) LOL - you beat me to it! There was probably an internal type number that was not commonly referred to i...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon May 13, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The next gen of combustion engines for cars
Replies: 21
Views: 1371

Re: The next gen of combustion engines for cars

Yes, that's called a "parallel" hybrid because there are two different, independent ways of driving the wheels- electric or gasoline. I am going for a all electric drive train. No transmission, just an electric motor pushing the wheels. The fueled engine, which could be gas, or propane, o...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sun May 12, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Football - Champions League
Replies: 83
Views: 4729

Re: Football - Champions League

Purely in the name of reducing global warming, finals should be played somewhere closer to home in these cases. There might be an argument that Wembley favors a London team, so perhaps Paris would be a sensible neutral venue. Likewise if two Spanish teams were in the final, Lisbon might be appropria...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat May 11, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Things to do/see in southern England
Replies: 14
Views: 1247

Re: Things to do/see in southern England

Any suggestions on things to do and see in the south of England? I have a wide variety of interests, can spend the entire day in a war museum but am just as well comfortable in a local antiques store or spending the whole day hiking. Like to see things only locals know of, hence my post here. Multi...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri May 10, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Things to do/see in southern England
Replies: 14
Views: 1247

Re: Things to do/see in southern England

Any suggestions on things to do and see in the south of England? Anything south of London, from East to West coast. Have 3 days to spent, wide interest, in possession of a rental car. Don't mind of the beaten track. Thanks. The list is simply unending. It would probably help if we knew more about w...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri May 10, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Typhoon T3 numbers j
Replies: 6
Views: 2248

Re: Typhoon T3 numbers j

Scrapped ZJ802 ZJ803 ZJ805 ZJ806 ZJ808 ZJ809 ZJ810 ZJ811 ZJ812 ZJ814 ZJ815 I am clearly out of touch with things because it is a shock to me to see such a list of Typhoons wfu/scrapped. Can anybody explain why? Too old? Too many hours? Some structural problem that I have missed? Are they literally ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri May 10, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12.000th Airbus delivery
Replies: 33
Views: 7133

Re: 12.000th Airbus delivery

as a comparision, dpes anyone know the total number of boeing aircraft delivered to total still in use That would be rather problematical; for instance where do you start? I can be fairly certain that out of the 75 Boeing 247 delivered, precisely zero are still in service.....(although N13347 is ap...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu May 09, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F35 on FR24 - LOL!
Replies: 2
Views: 1580

Re: F35 on FR24 - LOL!

Do you have a screenshot to share? I did capture the image on my computer but I haven't uploaded it to the internet, so sorry. However…. for the next seven days anybody can still view it for themselves on FR24 - no subscription or sign up required (AFAIK). If you have never used FR24 and need a gui...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu May 09, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 816
Views: 139689

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

In the 80's and 90's, ARFF rules in Europe mandated a 90 second response time (alarm to foam spraying on the fuselage) if (!) the aircraft was within the runway area. At least Arlanda and some larger Swedish airports had fast response vehicles with limited water and foam supplies, but they could in...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu May 09, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12.000th Airbus delivery
Replies: 33
Views: 7133

Re: 12.000th Airbus delivery

When that first A300 took to the skies on 28th October 1972, nobody would have thought that Airbus would ever deliver 12,000 planes! Congratulations. :champagne: IIRC back in 1972 the only aircraft with more than 1,000 sales was the Boeing 707, and only because the USAF bought hundreds of KC-135s. ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu May 09, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12.000th Airbus delivery
Replies: 33
Views: 7133

Re: 12.000th Airbus delivery

When that first A300 took to the skies on 28th October 1972, nobody would have thought that Airbus would ever deliver 12,000 planes! Congratulations. :champagne: Agreed. Then again, the aviation world has changed beyond all recognition since that time IIRC back in 1972 the only aircraft with more t...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed May 08, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F35 on FR24 - LOL!
Replies: 2
Views: 1580

F35 on FR24 - LOL!

At first I thought it must be somebody larking around, but a few minutes ago on FR24 I was watching an unknown aircraft simply identified as "F35LTNG" It suddenly appeared on radar (!) at 17:02 UTC about 10 miles south of RAF Marham, Norfolk, England. I am well aware that anybody can enter...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed May 08, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382640

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Not until the investigations are complete! :roll: The posts that are starting to irk me the most are those along the lines of "the airlines, the pilots, the sensor manufacturer and Boeing will all end up sharing the blame". While this *might* actually hold some truth, it totally diverts aw...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed May 08, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 816
Views: 139689

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

there are no irreplaceble documents, and actually bugs really can delayed evacuation, not so much as we espected by video but still. but passengers was not briefed for emergency landing and some of them take they bugs. "Bags". Bugs are something else. I beg to differ! When one is the Quee...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue May 07, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How big was Aeroflot in the 80's?
Replies: 44
Views: 8178

Re: How big was Aeroflot in the 80's?

I saw these and just couldn't resist.... All these photos are from Shannon, 1988/89. Those were the days..... Eastbound meets westbound? 1494866 A very exposed Tu-154 Under tow to the Aer Rianta International hangar for painting in Aeroflot colours. The a/c had earlier arrived from Tupolev with just...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue May 07, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How big was Aeroflot in the 80's?
Replies: 44
Views: 8178

Re: How big was Aeroflot in the 80's?

This bring me a question: When SU was flying through SNN for refueling between JFK and SVO, did any passenger embark or disembark in SNN? So in other words was one allowed by buy a ticket on SU just to fly, for example, JFK-SNN and back to JFK? I don't think so because I don't think that during com...

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