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by SEU
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there an airline worldwide that’s not losing money ?
Replies: 51
Views: 11624

Re: Is there an airline worldwide that’s not losing money ?

Cargo Airlines are raking in record revenues, I doubt many if any pax carriers are.

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by SEU
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet
Replies: 100
Views: 11312

Re: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet

I think single pilot ops will happen in the next decade, with remote pilots working in an ATC style building on the ground, that can remotely control an aircraft should their be an emergency.

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by SEU
Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 - loud noise when lowering gear?
Replies: 19
Views: 4873

Re: A220 - loud noise when lowering gear?

I love the spooling up noise of the A220s, it gives them character, you always know if one is knocking about if you hear that sound.

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by SEU
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manston Airport to re-open
Replies: 33
Views: 4854

Re: Manston Airport to re-open

Always have had a soft spot for Manston and always thought it could be a successful airport (relatively) but its never seemed to work. I can see it becoming a cargo hub for the UK post brexit, with flights from EU going through Manston instead of queuing at the border. However anything that can be d...

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by SEU
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Interjet gets new investors, seek to grow
Replies: 272
Views: 59770

Re: Update: Interjet Now only flying SSJ

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interjet
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Just checked wiki, is it true they only have 10 planes now?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interjet

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by SEU
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1961
Views: 342228

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

danipawa wrote:
TUI is retiring several B753, can Delta pick up this frames for domestic market?


TUI dont have 753s?

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by SEU
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mitsubishi sets June 1st date for acquisition of CRJ program
Replies: 51
Views: 10246

Re: Updated: Mitsubishi sets June 1st date for acquisition of CRJ program

Ive noticed that on flightradar all CRJs are name Mitsbubishi Crj-XXX

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by SEU
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the future of LGW? What will it mean for the other hubs?
Replies: 86
Views: 9960

Re: What is the future of LGW? What will it mean for the other hubs?

Iv always thought it odd when most of LHR traffic goes onto somewhere else why lgw couldn't be a hub . Before low-cost you had bcal hub and Dan air had a massive presence . With those airlines gone and BA taking over what was left lgw always played second fiddle. Lgw was always holiday flying or th...

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by SEU
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no second commercial airport for Atlanta?
Replies: 108
Views: 11608

Re: Why no second commercial airport for Atlanta?

No Delta isn't the largest employer in the state. Atlanta and Georgia are a lot more than just Delta! Who is it then? Home Depot is the largest company, but the majority of their workforce is not in Georgia. Coca Cola, Aflac, UPS and The Home Depot employ more ppl in the state. Delta comes in fifth...

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by SEU
Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates wants to partner with a US3 airline.
Replies: 92
Views: 15509

Re: Emirates wants to partner with a US3 airline.

Emirates and Delta seem to be a good match.

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by SEU
Tue May 26, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Congo Airways orders 2 E190 E2
Replies: 9
Views: 1826

Re: Congo Airways orders 2 E190 E2

Here's to many more E2's to come!

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by SEU
Mon May 25, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will The 777X Beat its Efficiency Goals
Replies: 43
Views: 4594

Re: Will The 777X Beat its Efficiency Goals

The 777X is probably a fantastic aircraft and will be very efficient for a lot of carriers for years to come, regardless if they manage to get the efficiency numbers they said. Not only is it one of the prettiest jets, its will probably be very comfortable like The problem with the plane wont be its...

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by SEU
Tue May 12, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happened to Antonov?
Replies: 36
Views: 7758

Re: What happened to Antonov?

Antonov 124s are in heavy use at the moment, love typing in A124 on flight radar at the moment.

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by SEU
Mon May 04, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Richard Aboulafia: China Won’t Rescue Embraer.
Replies: 43
Views: 6120

Re: Richard Aboulafia: China Won’t Rescue Embraer.

The E2 Project will become part of Boeing's portfolio just as the C-Series became the A220 for Airbus. With the ongoing US-China Trade War, any link-up between China/COMAC with Embraer is unlikely in the medium term (on short term, COVID19 probably has made it very unlikely). So, he is mainly stati...

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by SEU
Sat Apr 25, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 147826

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

I fear the lack of E2 orders, Covid 19, no bailout from Boeing, Embraer will follow Bombardier footsteps unfortunately.

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by SEU
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taos Air to Hawthorne Airport & Carlsbad Airport, CA
Replies: 41
Views: 5276

Re: Taos Air to Hawthorne Airport & Carlsbad Airport, CA

Everytime I read the title of this thread my dyslexia changes Hawthrone to Heathrow

Only one letter difference

Back to topic

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by SEU
Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who will replace Flybe?
Replies: 33
Views: 4562

Re: Who will replace Flybe?

A few airlines to look at. BACF has to look at the most profitable routes and make them their own. PAX will overpay right now for a reliable name flying the business routes around the UK. British airways as about as safe as they come from a big airline point of view. Eastern - already a known name i...

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by SEU
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:24 pm
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

BEE9DV looks to be the last one if reports are true. Hanover to MAN. I live near man, might nick out to see it.

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by SEU
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:22 pm
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

The problem with the world is greed, and the economic model the world runs off doesnt work. Flybe has rich owners. We all know this. They dont care because they can pick up the pieces cheaper.

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by SEU
Fri Feb 28, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo facts Rumor: Airbus nears launch of A350 freighter
Replies: 139
Views: 22140

Re: Cargo facts: Airbus nears launch of A350 freighter

Airbus have done a lot of research and innovation related to single pilot operation, combined with a significantly more capable AI autopilot. Recently they also performed fully autonomous take off and landings using an A350 test frame. Could this push for an A350 freighter be related to these resea...

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by SEU
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 Embraer E2 sales/lease thread.
Replies: 9
Views: 1273

Re: 2020 Embraer E2 sales/lease thread.

It just needs a delta style big order for the E2. Qantas is a big one, IAG is another, Alaska are all big airlines they NEED to sell to to get the customer base, the support network going and confidence. They are only 2 or 3 "big" orders away from a completely different outlook, they only ...

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by SEU
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas large Regional / NB replacement program: A320, 737, A220, E2, 797 under evaluation.
Replies: 33
Views: 5426

Re: Qantas large Regional / NB replacement program: A320, 737, A220, E2, 797 under evaluation.

Purely from my aviation nerd perspective I would love: Qantas Mainline - A220s, A321neo replacing the 737NGs, making a Qantas mainline and Jetstar more aligned. A350 + 787s for LH and ULH (Project sunrise A350s) Qantas Link E190 E2 + E195E2 replacing all but the needed Dash 8s for short runways/low ...

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by SEU
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM considers A321 order
Replies: 271
Views: 50872

Re: KLM considers A321 order

As much the A320neo would be a great aircraft for KLM, specially the A321XLR, getting cheap discounted 737-10MAXs would be much more profitable, they can increase capacity vs the 737-700s and the MAX would require less pilot training. Any routes the MAX 10 wouldnt have the range for vs the A321XLR i...

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by SEU
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for UA to step up?
Replies: 241
Views: 29865

Re: Time for UA to step up?

Let AA and DL scrap it out and quietly expand under the radar.

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by SEU
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1192
Views: 134172

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

Glad to see AA playing some games as well...this is a 100% a LATAM response

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by SEU
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 62213

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

I'm starting to think that the problem with the E2 is if you want a plane in that category, to fly the routes its optimised for, you might as well go for the A220, which is only a little bit bigger, more range, owned by Airbus. Again. A scope compliant 170E2 would fly off the shelves. It's weird the...

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by SEU
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean new livery
Replies: 180
Views: 54068

Re: Aegean new livery

juninhobaiano wrote:
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People Express anyone???!!


It looks nothing like the People express logo?????

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by SEU
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes
Replies: 159
Views: 21657

Re: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes

Who doesnt want to fly domestic US routes?

I often wonder whether BA would like it if Delta started LHR-MAN/EDI/GLA etc.

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by SEU
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why does everyone assume that the A380 ending production means the fleet will stop flying?
Replies: 36
Views: 3224

Re: Why does everyone assume that the A380 ending production means the fleet will stop flying?

The A380 will last for a few years yet but it wont be long. When spares get sparse, maintenance gets more expensive and D checks come around after leases are up, they'll get replaced. I see EK and BA being the only operators in 10 years

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by SEU
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manchester (UK) Thread - 2020
Replies: 145
Views: 30113

Re: Manchester (UK) Thread - 2020

I live in the greater manchester area and suddenly my facebook, youtube and social media is being flooded by Wizzair ads. Are they starting MAN?

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by SEU
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier in talks to sell business-jet unit to Textron
Replies: 53
Views: 6259

Re: Bombardier in talks to sell business-jet unit to Textron

To think that in reality Boeing started this :(

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by SEU
Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair submits offer to Boeing on new 737MAX order
Replies: 197
Views: 30865

Re: Ryanair submits offer to Boeing on new 737MAX order

For me, who needs who more? Personally, Ryanair need 737MAXs more than Boeing needs their custom. They still have thousands of orders.

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by SEU
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80434

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 24 January 2020 (weather permitting)

SXDFC wrote:
Maybe someone can help me with this.. Ive been listening to the ATC feed, and all I keep hearing is a door opening up with someone saying " I just want to tell you good luck, we're all counting on you."


Nothing like that....

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by SEU
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80434

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 24 January 2020 (weather permitting)

Dreamlifter landing, hoping to see it on stream

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by SEU
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80434

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 24 January 2020 (weather permitting)

The poor boeing workers out in the rain waiting for it :(

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by SEU
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80434

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 24 January 2020 (weather permitting)

Im watching it live on youtube, It's such a pretty plane.....

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by SEU
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul Increases 195E2 order by 24 to 75
Replies: 3
Views: 2105

Re: Azul Increases 195E2 order by 24 to 75

Great news for the E2 - it must be a good sign if they are already topping up the order.....better profits and economics than expected ? ?

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by SEU
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread Update: Flybe ceases flying, enters administration
Replies: 773
Views: 112250

Re: Flybe update

I'm confused, I thought they were already Virgin connect, it just wasnt formalised yet?

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by SEU
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190509

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

Anyone seen this one yet ? In one email message from 2015, an employee who apparently is a test pilot wrote that he crashed the first few times he flew the Max in simulator testing. “You get decent at it after 3-4 tries, but the first few are ugly,” You simply couldn't make it up?? oh dear! It gets...

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by SEU
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190509

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

Boeing assumed Pilots would be familiar with the Runaway Trim NNC checklist and they would apply that when faced with a MCAS fault. The Runaway Trim NNC checklist is common to NG and MAX so their argument was that no additional training was needed. They didn't necessarily need a MAX simulator to pr...

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by SEU
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293295

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Zeke, I respect almost all of your posts, but are you drunk?? Of course Iran has and still is covering this up/not doing a proper investigation. They knew right away they had shot this plane down yet lied for 2 days saying it was a mechanical issue. They have now also cleared the crash site destroy...

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by SEU
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293295

Re: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine 737

I have to say, Iran surprised me by admitting it after only a few days. I fully believe that US drones were in the area and it was shot down due to this. Trump did say that there would be 0 warning shots if anything happened and Iran technically did fire missiles at them.... I know this is a horribl...

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by SEU
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2719
Views: 293295

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

dara88 wrote:
https://www.isna.ir/photo/98101813851/%D8%B3%D9%82%D9%88%D8%B7-%D9%87%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%BE%DB%8C%D9%85%D8%A7%DB%8C-%D8%A7%D9%88%DA%A9%D8%B1%D8%A7%DB%8C%D9%86%DB%8C#59


My god , RIP :(

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by SEU
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190509

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

Does this mean that the MAX loses the main benefit it has to stop current NG operators from switching to the NEO? Airlines like KLM, Ryanair etc can look at the NEO without the issue of training their current pilots up? If that is the case then why doesn't boeing just remove mcas and certify it as a...

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by SEU
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190509

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

Boeing should celebrate the fact this catastrophic risk in the wiring has been identified and highlighted by the regulators BEFORE it had the chance to cause a fatal crash. A crash through another failing by Boeing would have been final nail in the coffin for Max. Let's be honest. So it's short ter...

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by SEU
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: British Airways To Launch Long-Haul Flights From Manchester
Replies: 176
Views: 28612

Re: Rumor: British Airways To Launch Long-Haul Flights From Manchester

KlimaBXsst wrote:
Manchester is a far more user friendly airport than Heathrow. The British and Americans will be thrilled.


Was a poor attempt at sarcasm ?

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by SEU
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Liverpool John Lennon - potential new international routes?
Replies: 6
Views: 1243

Re: Liverpool John Lennon - potential new international routes?

It's just not a huge airport. You cannot compare CAN and SZN which are both pax in 10s of millions

The runway is too small and any demand will just go through MAN

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by SEU
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: When is too much wing flex bad?
Replies: 33
Views: 6823

Re: When is too much wing flex bad?

When it breaks I guess?

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by SEU
Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 521
Views: 148902

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

Irkut rolls out fourth test MC-21 https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/video-pictures-irkut-rolls-out-fourth-test-mc-21-462605/ Sounds like the next one rolled out could be one with Aviadvigatel PD-14 Russian engines. I wonder how many Russian airlines will be ordering MC-21's with domestic e...

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by SEU
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Saberlet-Equipped SSJ100 Delivered to Customer
Replies: 7
Views: 2476

Re: First Saberlet-Equipped SSJ100 Delivered to Customer

Brilliant, hope the SSJ all the best, its not a bad plane, its just not got a global support.

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