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by Metz727
Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 15611

Re: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread

I had the pleasure to fly the SE210 three times, all on Sterling Airways including the farewell flight from Copenhagen - Luxembourg / return on 15 January 1992. Unfortunately I do not have the registration number for that flight but maybe somebody here can help ?? Would be much appreciated. Msn 265...

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by Metz727
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 15611

Re: The Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle Thread

I had the pleasure to fly the SE210 three times, all on Sterling Airways including the farewell flight from Copenhagen - Luxembourg / return on 15 January 1992. Unfortunately I do not have the registration number for that flight but maybe somebody here can help ?? Would be much appreciated.

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by Metz727
Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan
Replies: 99
Views: 27430

Re: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan

Slightly off topic but back in February I flew on a reputed airline A330 from Europe to Chicago. Temperature was just above freezing at take off and we did not de-ice. However on climb out a sheet of ice of around 2sqm (20sqf) developed on the trailing edge above the flaps and started to break off i...

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by Metz727
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Adria Airways has filed for bankruptcy
Replies: 217
Views: 41444

Re: Adria (JP) threatened with jet impounding

Ahh, managed to get on their Saab 2000 ZRH-LUG-ZRH this weekend. Sounds like that was a very last minute opportunity!

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by Metz727
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surviving L1011 Numbers?
Replies: 74
Views: 10650

Re: Surviving L1011 Numbers?

Ahhh, that brings back nice memories.
Had the pleasure to fly this beautify aircraft 15 times with Saudia (7), Gulf Air (3), Delta (4) and TAP (1).
Bring them back ;)

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by Metz727
Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End of the road for Swiss Super Constellation HB-RSC?
Replies: 19
Views: 6108

End of the road for Swiss Super Constellation HB-RSC?

Following the crash of JU 52 HB-HOT in the Swiss alps on August 4, FOCA (the Federal Office of Civil Aviation) has increased the scrutiny of all vintage aircraft registered in Switzerland. This week the executive board of SCFA (Super Constellation Flyer Association) sent the following newsletter to ...

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by Metz727
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces SFO-DEL/MEL/YYZ; Expands AKL/AMS/PPT/ICN.
Replies: 507
Views: 74775

Re: United Airlines CEO to Make Historic Route Announcement Tomorrow (12/12)

Maybe ORD-MDW, shortest flight ever ;)

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by Metz727
Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History
Replies: 143
Views: 24365

Re: The Abating Airbus: The A310 Fades into History

A310 = fond memories.

Had to check my log to find 31 flights on 9 different airlines, incl SG (4), TG (1), TK (1), DL (1), LH (18), KL (2), CY (2), KU (1) and how about this one:

Jeddah to Dubai on March 14, 1990. My first flight on Emirates !

Those were the days :)

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by Metz727
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 20 dead in Junkers Ju 52 crash in Switzerland
Replies: 149
Views: 39905

Re: Where Eagles Dare: Ju-52 in a deadly crash today

Dreadful news. I have flown on JU 52 several times and they regular fly over our house in southern Lake Zurich every Wednesday and Saturday. I saw one crossing around 4pm this afternoon and made a comment to my wife about the possible thermic making this a bumpy experience. So sad, RIP everybody!

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