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by CWL757
Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737NG Pickle fork issue
Replies: 257
Views: 52594

Re: 737NG Pickle fork issue

Is this enough of an issue that I should change by flight from a 737 -800 to a CRJ900 on Wednesday? Is there any chance inspections will have started by then? Also, is a 737-900ER considered a NG? Thank you!! This is a bit extreme don't you think? The 73NG is absolutely fine. Nearly every plane in ...

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by CWL757
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread

G-TCDA is due to leave LGW at some point in the next few hours for Montepellier.

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by CWL757
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor and its links to Thomas Cook
Replies: 177
Views: 24857

Re: Condor and its links to Thomas Cook

Not sure what forum to post this in but some condor staff have just slapped they're TCX colleagues in the face imo. https://youtu.be/pTqu0UAfXpw I dont see that at all CWL757.... I'm not a German speaker so dont know what they are saying, but I see them slapping the overhead bins and singing out in...

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by CWL757
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Something very odd about this. There’s no foreign aircraft flying in, there’s no chartered widebodies(apart from a single MAS380) coming in, the repatriation effort is either very half arsed, badly organised, or there isn’t one. It's not official until 0200. I'd imagine planes are crewed and ready ...

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by CWL757
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Will the Avion Express ones continue tomorrow? They have a full chute flights filed for the full day with TCX IDs. Maybe the government/CAA will sign a contract to say that they'll pay them to continue service to get everyone home or will they cancel and ferry out back to Lithuania or wherever they...

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by CWL757
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

flyjay123 wrote:
What a mess .... do we know for certain if that was a fake .... and are Thomas Cook still operating?

Yes it was fake and yes they are still operating.

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by CWL757
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

What’s the fake tweet still doing up? Please delete. I wish but i cannot, cause the delete/edit time expired....so dont take that into account please...Once again my deepest apologies. Don't worry about it, with all this confusion there's going to be fake stuff thrown about everywhere. Let's all wa...

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by CWL757
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Apparently the LGW-DLM has been delayed until 17:30 tomorrow.

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by CWL757
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

I remember the night before ZB went bust all they're prices went up by crazy amounts. Anyone seen this happen with MT?

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by CWL757
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

by738 wrote:
Not seeing any live flights for Malaysian A380's that would match those arrival times...

I was thinking the same. There was a handling request for an A380 into MAN though so wether that will be the HiFly in CDG or a delayed MAS bird remains to be seen.

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by CWL757
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Rumours now that MAS A380 9M-MNF is due into MAN at 1800 and 9M-MIP is in CDG. Not sure for definite if these rumours are true as they were on a Facebook page. Do you have a link, interested to follow. Here you go- https://m.facebook.com/groups/481319115339610?view=permalink&id=1422130991258413...

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by CWL757
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

Rumours now that MAS A380 9M-MNF is due into MAN at 1800 and 9H-MIP is in CDG. Not sure for definite if these rumours are true as they were on a Facebook page.

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by CWL757
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

So TCX should be well into the meeting now. Any idea how long these last an when we can expect an announcement?

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by CWL757
Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

LGW and MAN followed by BHX I believe. And id imagine TFS, PMI, LPA and ACE for destinations. Thomas Cook do have a lot of flights to Turkey and Egypt and are the largest tour operator to Tunisia I believe. Sorry I was being a bit one sided and only thinking of Spain. Yes Tunisia will really suffer...

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by CWL757
Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

CWL757 wrote:
SCQ83 wrote:
Btw which are the largest bases/destinations for TC in terms of passengers? (so which airports will be more affected). Manchester?

LGW and MAN followed by BHX I believe.

And id imagine TFS, PMI, LPA and ACE for destinations.

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by CWL757
Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines News and Discussion Thread

SCQ83 wrote:
Btw which are the largest bases/destinations for TC in terms of passengers? (so which airports will be more affected). Manchester?

LGW and MAN followed by BHX I believe.

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by CWL757
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Updated: Thomas Cook Files for U.S. Bankruptcy Protection

All aircraft landing at LGW seem to be going to gates as normal so there’s some hope.

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by CWL757
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Updated: Thomas Cook Files for U.S. Bankruptcy Protection

If the worst happens, will smaller bases like CWL and BRS get repatriation flights each or will they get merged into one? For example, instead of two a320s flying TFS-CWL and TFS-BRS will they have both flights on one A330 and bus the pax from one airport to the other?

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by CWL757
Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4447

Re: UK aircraft retirement thread.

Virgin's A340 retirement has been pushed back to the 8th December.

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by CWL757
Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1250
Views: 178153

Re: Updated: Thomas Cook Files for U.S. Bankruptcy Protection

From another forum: Lots of unusual handling requests for early morning arrivals on October 1st at LGW. HiFly A380 ex BYJ Titan B752 ex STN BA Cityflyer E190 ex SEN Atlas Air B744 ex SNN Turkish A330 ex IST (with an irregular flight number) National B752 ex YQX Grand Cru A320 ex VNO If true, looks ...

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by CWL757
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Where are the Avianca's A318 going?
Replies: 34
Views: 5417

Re: Where are the Avianca's A318 going?

BlueberryWheats wrote:
BWIAirport wrote:
Sell them to BA so they can start LCY-BOS/DCA!


Didn't BA already downsize from 2 to 1 A318 at LCY?

Yep G-EUNB is now with Titan. Rumours are that they may axe that flight altogether.

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by CWL757
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS 737-600 Retirement
Replies: 74
Views: 11740

Re: SAS 737-600 Retirement

Most (if not all) SAS 736s were registered with much reduced MTOW to save on airport fees. Consequently they were only suitable for short haul. Two weeks ago I followed one on flightradar24 going from Rhodes to Stockholm, with a flying time of four hours. Is that considered short haul? In terms of ...

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by CWL757
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAS presenting new livery
Replies: 532
Views: 107114

Re: SAS new livery?

DYSK wrote:
Maybe the title of the thread should be changed? The new livery is scheduled to be revealed on Thursday. So it is confirmed that it's happening.

I have tried. I believe a mod has to do it.

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by CWL757
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 185
Views: 32107

Re: United Fleet Repaint Thread

Thanks for the info on the A359s, let's please try to keep this thread devoted solely to repaint status. UA's first import from China Southern, A319 N876UA (former B-6040) has been in AMA for one week now. That has to be close to unveiling, right? They just started preparing that aircraft for paint...

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by CWL757
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4447

Re: UK aircraft retirement thread.

Anyone know if there's a schedule for VS's 747s retirement?

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by CWL757
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4447

Re: UK aircraft retirement thread.

Ain't it just the 195s going or are the 170s going aswell? Flybe plan to return to return at least 4 of the E170’s to there lessor during 2020. The first 2 will leave the fleet by the end of March. Oh I weren't aware of that, thanks! I take it they won't be taking the four new E170+ they have/had o...

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by CWL757
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4447

Re: UK aircraft retirement thread.

BA A319 G-EUOH flew to DGX (St Athan) today for scrapping.

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by CWL757
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4447

Re: UK aircraft retirement thread.

Talking of TUI and the 757, anyone got any updates on G-CPEUs conversion for SF airlines? Last I heard it was in HNL on its way to china.

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by CWL757
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4447

Re: UK aircraft retirement thread.

Thought it would be interesting to have a thread for UK aircraft retirements. This is what I have so far. Any updates, corrections or additions were appreciated. British airways- A319- older examples are currently being withdrawn, 15 more are due to leave by the end of 2020 744- to be retired by 20...

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by CWL757
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4447

Re: UK aircraft retirement thread.

TC957 wrote:
I would have thought the TUI 757's will be kept going until it is clear when the MAX's will resume full operations with TUI.

Hope you're right! I know they extended the lease on I think two of them but only until the end of the winter I believe.

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by CWL757
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK aircraft retirement thread.
Replies: 30
Views: 4447

UK aircraft retirement thread.

Thought it would be interesting to have a thread for UK aircraft retirements. This is what I have so far. Any updates, corrections or additions were appreciated. British airways- A319- older examples are currently being withdrawn, 15 more are due to leave by the end of 2020 744- to be retired by 202...

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by CWL757
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another wide-body firefighting supertanker?
Replies: 66
Views: 9865

Re: Another wide-body firefighting supertanker?

As others have said, I think the 752 would be perfect, especially with 211s. The 777 with GE engines would also be a good contender imo but how long do GE90s take to reach TOGA? that could be an issue in mountainous terrain.

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by CWL757
Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL
Replies: 178
Views: 57352

Re: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL

Here we go, off topic again. Keep. It. On. Topic. Think: lap children. Think: maybe the report is wrong. Think: configurations are different. If this website were a case-study of CRM, we would have circled the airfield upside down, the stews would be driving the jet and the pilots would be smoking ...

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by CWL757
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL
Replies: 178
Views: 57352

Re: Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL

Here we go, off topic again. Keep. It. On. Topic. Think: lap children. Think: maybe the report is wrong. Think: configurations are different. If this website were a case-study of CRM, we would have circled the airfield upside down, the stews would be driving the jet and the pilots would be smoking ...

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by CWL757
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 648
Views: 118357

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

blacksoviet wrote:
CWL757 wrote:
Correct me if I'm wrong and if this has already been posted, But when the maddogs go won't there only be the one 738 in crome livery? Looks like a double end of an era.

Why is there still a polished aluminum 738?

It's a retrojet I believe.

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by CWL757
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 648
Views: 118357

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

Correct me if I'm wrong and if this has already been posted, But when the maddogs go won't there only be the one 738 in crome livery? Looks like a double end of an era.

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by CWL757
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 747-400
Replies: 8
Views: 2079

Re: Delta 747-400

Aren't they due for a Fuel Inerting System installation if they are to fly in the US registry? I thought reading that was one of the main driver for DL to retire the type. Yeah they would require some expensive maintenance and modifications. Not sure there's enough foreign demand for cargo aircraft...

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by CWL757
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: SAS presenting new livery
Replies: 532
Views: 107114

Re: SAS new livery?

https://twitter.com/SAS/status/1163129719556136961

If there is a new livery, it won't be too different.

Looks like there won't be much of a difference if any then! Not that SAS really needed a new livery anyway imo.
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Bostrom wrote:
SAS has shared some pictures of the A350 winglets on twitter: https://twitter.com/SAS/status/1163129719556136961

If there is a new livery, it won't be too different.

Looks like there won't be much of a difference if any then! Not that SAS really needed a new livery anyway imo.

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by CWL757
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX
Replies: 67
Views: 10967

Re: Why doesn’t AA fly widebodies on JFK-SFO/LAX

As others have said, due to frequencies. Same reason you won't see A380s on the LHR-JFK route.

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by CWL757
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 191
Views: 30925

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing

"Were gonna end up in the corn field" - Sulloski

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by CWL757
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ramp agent killed at JFK
Replies: 30
Views: 11264

Re: Delta ramp agent killed at JFK

Very sad. Ain't this the second one this week? I suppose the moral of the story is check, check and check again. I know this is easier said than done but it may just make life on the ramp that little bit safer. A delay is better than a death.

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by CWL757
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plane loses small pieces over inhabitated area at FCO
Replies: 41
Views: 12322

Re: Norwegian plane loses small pieces over inhabitated area at FCO

Is there anywhere other than the engines these parts could have come from?

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by CWL757
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plane loses small pieces over inhabitated area at FCO
Replies: 41
Views: 12322

Re: Norwegian plane loses small pieces over inhabitated area at FCO

StTim wrote:
Do we know it was a wide body flight?

It was a 788 so yes it was.

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by CWL757
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near Wing Tip Strike BA A319 @ Heathrow
Replies: 10
Views: 3403

Re: Near Wing Tip Strike BA A319 @ Heathrow

Nah just seems like some clickbait rubbish if you ask me.

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by CWL757
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off
Replies: 84
Views: 21560

Re: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off

Wasn't there an A350 that aborted its take off (and I mean the plane rather than the crew) as it identified they were starting from a different point than the calculated position due to a late ATC request to do an intersection departure? Yep the first Qatari A350 from JFK- https://youtu.be/MKtPlj93...

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by CWL757
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that are in trouble.
Replies: 39
Views: 9434

Re: Airlines that are in trouble.

Seems Aigle Azur can now be added to the list.

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by CWL757
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian airlines safety breach?
Replies: 3
Views: 988

Re: Ethiopian airlines safety breach?

Apologies, I can't seem to be able to upload the pic for some reason. Here's a link-http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=2vbohsg&s=9#.XUisY1nTWyU

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by CWL757
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian airlines safety breach?
Replies: 3
Views: 988

Ethiopian airlines safety breach?

Was on Facebook and came across this. Surely this breaks many laws and is an accident waiting to happen?
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