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by TN486T
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 151
Views: 31192

Re: Qatar Airways to buy Malaysia Airlines?

My money is on a SQ/MAS merger (more SQ than MAS)

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by TN486T
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 428
Views: 57621

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Talking about MEB. Is there any way to find the registration of flights from the UK to MEB in the mid 1960s? I have been trying to find the flight my dad and his family arrived on. All I know is it was British eagle and a prop plane and I think it stopped in a few places then Singapore and Darwin. ...

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by TN486T
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 428
Views: 57621

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages ... f63-09.jpg

A page from a QF 1963 timetable showing QF Electra flight to South Africa and vice versa out of MEB.
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http://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages ... f63-09.jpg

A page from a QF 1963 timetable showing QF Electra flight to South Africa and vice versa out of MEB.

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by TN486T
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 428
Views: 57621

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/JST750/213a2ad4

Presumably got permission to land out of curfue in SYD prior to take off??
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https://www.flightradar24.com/JST750/213a2ad4

Presumably got permission to land out of curfue in SYD prior to take off??

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by TN486T
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 428
Views: 57621

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-09/ ... r/11289764
An interesting article about fog in Launceston that's worth a read, cheers,
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https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-09/ ... r/11289764
An interesting article about fog in Launceston that's worth a read, cheers,

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by TN486T
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 428
Views: 57621

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/JST753/212f4dbc

JQ 753 BNE-LST did a go round at LST and is diverting, it would seem, to HBA
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https://www.flightradar24.com/JST753/212f4dbc

JQ 753 BNE-LST did a go round at LST and is diverting, it would seem, to HBA

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by TN486T
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61421

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

^^My understanding was that the airlines didn't want aerobridges: expence, logistics, etc. This has been discussed in a previous Aussie thread.

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by TN486T
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61421

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Woah! "Qantas will add the long-range Airbus A321XLR to its fleet, first flights from 2024" https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-adds-airbus-a321xlr-to-its-fleet" I refuse to belong to paywall sites. Someone else is suggesting 12 for QF 12 for JQ and the rest for JQ international????? Is ...

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by TN486T
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61421

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Woah! "Qantas will add the long-range Airbus A321XLR to its fleet, first flights from 2024" https://www.ausbt.com.au/qantas-adds-airbus-a321xlr-to-its-fleet" I refuse to belong to paywall sites. Someone else is suggesting 12 for QF 12 for JQ and the rest for JQ international????? Is ...

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by TN486T
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61421

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

^^The parent Coy has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US. It appears REX iS also interested in the NT

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by TN486T
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas could delay the withdrawal of the Boeing 747?
Replies: 55
Views: 10222

Re: Qantas could delay the withdrawal of the Boeing 747?

How many airlines took delivery of the 400ER and in what quantity?

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by TN486T
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61421

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

^^Just some comments from one who loves civil aviation and all that goes with it, but totally out of the industry (meaning me). 1. I think AJ would be very happy to accept the Max if he got a sizeable discount on the list price, and I am sure Boeing would love an early order from QF (back scratching...

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by TN486T
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61421

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

Malindo will indeed be Sydney's 40th international carrier. I was going to say that it would be a short lived achievement with Hainan pulling out, but I forgot that they have recently launched SYD-HAK so they are not gone (yet). Melbourne is 34 once NF start, 35 if you include D7 at AVV. ThaiAirAsi...

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by TN486T
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 61421

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

^^from a vic based av geek , "yippee". Something to be proud of, but very much expected. MEL and AVV is snapping at your heels. :box: :box: :box:

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by TN486T
Sun May 26, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 60177

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

gpasternak wrote:
Anyone know why QF880 flown by the retro jet (VH-VXQ) diverted to BNE, made a second attempt at OOL and diverted again back to BNE today? Thanks

Landed in BNE with a tech issue, then took off for OOL, stopped climb at 6000 and returned to BNE.

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by TN486T
Thu May 23, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 60177

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Would be nice to see HBA build a few aerobridges. I think it’s big enough (grown enough) to warrant it. Maybe 3-4? It’s the only capital city without any not that that should be the determining factor but that would be nice for HBA. Maybe they could put covered walkways jutting out from the termina...

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by TN486T
Wed May 22, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 60177

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

Would be nice to see HBA build a few aerobridges. I think it’s big enough (grown enough) to warrant it. Maybe 3-4? It’s the only capital city without any not that that should be the determining factor but that would be nice for HBA. Maybe they could put covered walkways jutting out from the termina...

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by TN486T
Thu May 02, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 60177

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

AJ should be knighted for his services to Australian Aviation at some point.

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by TN486T
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67397

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

^sabotage^ sayeth a dyed in the wool doggy supporter. I hope Freo get their just deserts tonight. He He. cheers

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by TN486T
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67397

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

^^ maybe no one wants to go "public". On another matter I notice both return flights Sydney-Wellcamp 25/26 Apr were cancelled. Any ideas anyone? cheers.

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by TN486T
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67397

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Just a thought. Would there be any business case for QF to pass on the A380 to JQ at some stage. If so, under what context and possible routes?

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by TN486T
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Owl found resting in Virgin 737 engine at SYD
Replies: 54
Views: 10099

Re: Owl found resting in Virgin 737 engine at SYD

Thanks for sharing those beautiful pics mate. Glad it all ended well. We Aussies do it well don't we. cheers

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by TN486T
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67397

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

Thank you. I shall have a look at the overview. cheers.

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by TN486T
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67397

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

I notice from the QF source that VH OEB has been doing some JQ3/4 rotations SYD-HNL of late. Is there an equipment problem somewhere, if so, anyone know the detail?

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by TN486T
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67397

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

^^I have a treasure trove of past schedules for most Aussie Airlines plus a smattering of non-aussie International (mainly late 60's for International) however there seems to be some bugs (at my end) thatI need to be sorted before I am able to get them posted on another very professional Aussie site...

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by TN486T
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67397

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

^^Ditto. We cannot and should not be selective. One out all out, but that wont happen.

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by TN486T
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67397

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

^^I thought we were an "inclusive" society in this state/country?

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by TN486T
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019
Replies: 484
Views: 67397

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2019

^^I simply don't understand the need for a pax to send via social media a tweet or whatever reporting a death on an ac flight. Can someone explain to me the point of it? I see it as an invasion of privacy, and maybe lack of respect.

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by TN486T
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 599
Views: 75951

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019

HBA-SRN (Hobart - Strahan).. Well, like a "blast from the past". Just looking at a TAA timetable from Sep 1964 !! TN Flt 1409/1410 Dep HBA 1100 Arr SRN 1155 Dep SRN 1215 Arr HBA 1305 thrice weekly Mon, Wed, and Fri. Service operated by a Beechcraft. Whilst in a reflective mood a Bizjets Se...

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by TN486T
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 599
Views: 75951

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019

^^Those are ripper figures. I take it profitable.

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by TN486T
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 599
Views: 75951

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019

qf 447 has just repositioned to MEL from AVV. Maintained 5000 feet 250 kts ground speed, a great 15 minute ride. Special. Well, the pax had a first hand look at the terminal for a while. Yeah...

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by TN486T
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 599
Views: 75951

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019

due to weather at MEL QF447 (A330) and JQ 532 (A321) both flights from SYD diverted to Avalon

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by TN486T
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 599
Views: 75951

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019

JQ has a history of special liveries, in their early days with the 717's, VQJ was the Avis/Budget Jet and VQH was the Lynx Jet, photographs can be found on aussieairliners.net. There was also a Pizza livery, however I have yet to nail that one down. Cheers all

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by TN486T
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019
Replies: 599
Views: 75951

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - March 2019

Good evening all. After what has seemed a long period of sorting out a computer link issue I am now able to view and post again on this forum. Previously known as TN486 I am now TN486T!! A very big thank you to 2 long contributing user members for their assistance. You have made this older Australia...

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