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by babaero
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 110960

Re: Philippine Aviation Thread 2018

Noted at Clark CRK there are three 3 Cebu pac ATR72-212s parked/stored and also at Manila MNL seems to be another three 3 ATR72-212s parked/stored - can anyone provide the registrations of these aircraft please

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by babaero
Wed May 24, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A/c off runway in HKG - MU768
Replies: 9
Views: 3484

A/c off runway in HKG - MU768

Currently HKG airport down to single runway operation - MU765 NKG-HKG B-6366 off runway - Runway 25R currently blocked

Hong Kong experiencing heavy rain ATM

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by babaero
Mon Dec 21, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Scheduled 747F & 777F Cargo Flights
Replies: 37
Views: 13868

RE: Longest Scheduled 747F & 777F Cargo Flights

CX during summer month have done <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (...

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by babaero
Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Any Operator Used The 747 With PW/RR/GE
Replies: 30
Views: 4194

RE: Has Any Operator Used The 747 With PW/RR/GE

CX also operated for a while the 3 ex Air Hong Kong 742 with CF6 engines So 742 with <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> and CF6 743 with <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> 744 with <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym> ...

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by babaero
Sat Nov 28, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX 777ER Damaged At ZRH
Replies: 50
Views: 23764

CX 777ER Damaged At ZRH

On arrival from <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> as catering truck positioning to Door <acronym title="Star Airlines (France)">2R</acron...

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by babaero
Tue Nov 17, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Lived Type At Airlines
Replies: 191
Views: 18792

RE: Short Lived Type At Airlines

CX and the A346 - stop gap for <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> till the 77ER <acronym title="Dragonair (China)">KA</acronym> and the 742, 743 and 744 <acronym title="El Palomar (PAL / SADP), Argentina">PAL</acronym> and ...

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by babaero
Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX To Retire 744 Fleet Earlier Than Scheduled
Replies: 15
Views: 8601

RE: CX To Retire 744 Fleet Earlier Than Scheduled

"but with two of the remaining three powered by <acronym title="Precision Air Services (United Rep. of Tanzania)">PW</acronym>, it seems difficult to guarantee she'll have my favorite Rollers. " Slight correction to above post - the remaining three aircraft in pax fleet are <acronym title="Phuket (H...

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by babaero
Tue Jun 09, 2015 5:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 744F Production Freighter Side Doors
Replies: 11
Views: 5994

744F Production Freighter Side Doors

A couple of questions for the experts. On the 744F ( example B-HUL Cathay Pacific ) the side cargo door has window cut outs, even thou most are blanked out - why was this designed like that. Likewise on the upper part of the side cargo door there are what appears to be two further window cut outs , ...

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by babaero
Tue May 05, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A300's Where Still Flying
Replies: 59
Views: 14125

RE: A300's Where Still Flying

i know its not pax, but we have Air Hong Kong with a fleet of A330-600F..with the recent addition of two ex JAL birds in the fleet

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by babaero
Tue May 05, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas 747SP´s - Weird Routes Near The End?
Replies: 39
Views: 15070

RE: Qantas 747SP´s - Weird Routes Near The End?

If Im not mistaken, both EAA and EAB even routed via LHR after maintenance in Ireland ( if I re-call early 90's)

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by babaero
Wed Mar 11, 2015 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Injured In Jetway Accident
Replies: 17
Views: 7928

RE: 2 Injured In Jetway Accident

HKG airport suffered a seroius jetway collapse a few years back - took the door off an a330 of CX and injured a few groundstaff

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by babaero
Tue Feb 24, 2015 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Retires 4 Aircraft On 1 Day
Replies: 23
Views: 17242

CX Retires 4 Aircraft On 1 Day

CX retires four aircraft on 28th Feb 1 - A340 B-HXB, and 3 -744 - B-<acronym title="Horta (HOR / LPHR), Portugal - Azores">HOR</acronym>,B-HUG and B-HKU all retire on same day B-HXB heading to France for scrapping, and B-<acronym title="Horta (HOR / LPHR), Portugal - Azores">HOR</acronym> heading to...

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by babaero
Sun Feb 01, 2015 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are There Any Operational Lockheed L-1011?
Replies: 80
Views: 48576

RE: Are There Any Operational Lockheed L-1011?

Is there still a SANDS one serviceable.

Did they not have a couple, one trashed in BKK

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by babaero
Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any CX B 747-400 Long Haul Flights Left?
Replies: 28
Views: 8937

RE: Any CX B 747-400 Long Haul Flights Left?

Next to go is B-HUE - last revenue is 31st December , then flies away early Jan to UK for scrapping, followed by 3 more in March

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by babaero
Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have Any A330's Been Scrapped?
Replies: 41
Views: 16909

RE: Have Any A330's Been Scrapped?

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by babaero
Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have Any A330's Been Scrapped?
Replies: 41
Views: 16909

RE: Have Any A330's Been Scrapped?

n471wn From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1580 posts, <acronym title="Royal Air Force (United Kingdom)">RR</acronym>: 2 Reply 27, posted Thu Nov 6 2014 16:38:41 your local time (3 days 7 hours 45 minutes ago) and read 5314 times: Quoting babaero (Reply 22): A few A330s and A340s of <acr...

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by babaero
Fri Nov 07, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have Any A330's Been Scrapped?
Replies: 41
Views: 16909

RE: Have Any A330's Been Scrapped?

A few A330s and A340s of PAL have recently been scrapped at Clark Philippines, likewise a few also flown to USA for scrapping

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by babaero
Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL Final 747-400 Flight, AUG30
Replies: 21
Views: 7405

RE: PAL Final 747-400 Flight, AUG30

Flew out of Clark on 26th August and two PAL 744s were parked there

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by babaero
Fri Aug 29, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX HKG To SFO With Jumbo's
Replies: 54
Views: 8160

CX HKG To SFO With Jumbo's

This weekend marks the last 744 scheduled passenger flight between <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> and <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak Internatio...

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by babaero
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bye Bye Another CX 744
Replies: 15
Views: 11871

Bye Bye Another CX 744

Last Monday 4th August B-HUB was flown <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> to <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / E...

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by babaero
Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whose DC-8? (Kennedy Airport 1966)
Replies: 55
Views: 7354

RE: Whose DC-8? (Kennedy Airport 1966)

http://jonproctor.net/new-york-city-through-the-years/

try this link and scroll down, sure is PAN AM the other DC8

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by babaero
Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TransAsia Airways ATR-72 Crashed In Taiwan
Replies: 50
Views: 29889

RE: TransAsia Airways ATR-72 Crashed In Taiwan

Early reports are coming in of a crash involving an ATR-72 operated by Transasia Airlines in Taiwan. The accident happened on PenHu which is part of the Pescadores group of Islands. The aircraft appears to have crashed while attempting to land. The ATR-72 has crashed into residential buildings, resu...

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by babaero
Fri May 16, 2014 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Storm in MIA causing diversions
Replies: 12
Views: 10807

Storm in MIA causing diversions

CX074 <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA - Alaska">ANC</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> divert <acronym title="Tampa - International (TPA / KTPA), USA - Fl...

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by babaero
Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBC: CX Profits Rise 204%
Replies: 10
Views: 5857

RE: BBC: CX Profits Rise 204%

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-26540669

as a matter of interest - where is that photo taken - which airport

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by babaero
Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No Seattle Museum For Biman's Last DC-10
Replies: 50
Views: 17061

RE: No Seattle Museum For Biman's Last DC-10

DC-10 C/N 002 THE ORBIS <acronym title="Indianapolis - Eagle Creek Airpark (EYE), USA - Indiana">EYE</acronym> HOSPITAL HAS BEEN PARKED <acronym title="Bahamasair">UP</acronym> <acronym title="Royal Air Maroc (Morocco)">AT</acronym> CLARK PHILIPPINES <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / ...

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by babaero
Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rats Found In Business Class
Replies: 31
Views: 19780

RE: Rats Found In Business Class

Who said anything about a passenger flight to XMN,

Remember TAECO is located in XMN

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by babaero
Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lao Airlines Crash In Mekong River
Replies: 62
Views: 31197

RE: Lao Airlines Crash In Mekong River

think that picture in the previous post is the russian Antonev which crashed in Siberia ( Angara Airlines July 11 2011 <a href="http://www.examiner.com/article/russian-plane-crash-kills-6-siberia" target="_blank">http://www.examiner.com/article/russian-plane-crash-kills-6-siberia</a><br/><br/><font ...

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by babaero
Sat Sep 14, 2013 5:33 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: British Airways 767-336ERs
Replies: 10
Views: 15549

RE: British Airways 767-336ERs

When the 767s first arrived this was what I remember up to when I kept records

Shorthaul
NWA,B,C,D,E,K

Longhaul
NWF,G,H,I,J,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,

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by babaero
Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fate Of Cebu Pacific A320 RP-C3266
Replies: 7
Views: 11795

Fate Of Cebu Pacific A320 RP-C3266

Anyone with good info on the fate of this A320 which had the Davao landing incident back in early June 2013.

Is she being repaired

Is she being written off

Is she still in Davao / or ferried out

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by babaero
Sat Aug 17, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Replaces CEO
Replies: 10
Views: 10059

RE: Cathay Pacific Replaces CEO

Probably means ...wont belong before no expat pilots and the next Asiana

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by babaero
Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines Coming To London, Paris...
Replies: 38
Views: 13072

RE: Philippine Airlines Coming To London, Paris...

When PAL last visited LHR it was around mid 96..service was operated by the A340s leased from Gulf Air

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by babaero
Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Active B747-400s In CX's Fleet?
Replies: 2
Views: 3596

RE: How Many Active B747-400s In CX's Fleet?

Current <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> 744 Pax fleet - 14 AIRCRAFT 74A - non Premium economy a/c and next to retire HKE,HKF,HUA 74K Premium economy a/c <acronym title="Phuket (HKT / VTSP), Thailand">HKT</acronym>,HKU,HKV,HOP,<acronym title="Horta / Azores (HOR / LPHR)...

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by babaero
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX To Moses Lake? Why?
Replies: 30
Views: 14271

RE: CX To Moses Lake? Why?

Slight correction, B-<acronym title="Horta / Azores (HOR / LPHR), Portugal">HOR</acronym> is still an active 744 for <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym>. Currently she is up in <acronym title="Xiamen (- Gaoqi) (XMN / ZSAM), China">XMN</acronym> undergoing maintenance. Next...

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by babaero
Wed May 15, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worlds Earliest Depatures, How Early Do They Get?
Replies: 88
Views: 14799

RE: Worlds Earliest Depatures, How Early Do They G

If you fly domestic on 5J they seen to start daily operations from Manila early

5J335 MNL to KLO ETD 0345am

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by babaero
Sun May 12, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Many Planes Are Required To Fly A Destination
Replies: 10
Views: 6653

RE: How Many Planes Are Required To Fly A Destination

When <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> first launched <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> <acronym title="New ...

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by babaero
Fri May 10, 2013 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2013
Replies: 229
Views: 41903

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2013

Who is Astro Air. Noted there crew in Clark terminal the other day waiting to take a <acronym title="Clark Field - Diosdado Macapagal International (CRK / RPLC), Philippines">CRK</acronym> - <acronym title="Taoyuan (Taipei) - Taiwan International (Chiang Kai Shek) (TPE / RCTP), Taiwan">TPE</acronym>...

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by babaero
Sun Apr 07, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbridge Collapse At HKG
Replies: 48
Views: 33871

RE: Airbridge Collapse At HKG

as mentioned earlier, CX532 to NGO..Understand all pax on a/c, and in final process of door closure

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by babaero
Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbridge Collapse At HKG
Replies: 48
Views: 33871

Airbridge Collapse At HKG

Reports of an air bridge collapsing as its moved away from a <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> A330 B-HLF..first reports of L1 door being severely damaged..Hopefully no injuries..Further update is both L1 and L2 air bridges collapsed onto tarmac<br><br>[Edited 2013-04-07...

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by babaero
Thu Mar 07, 2013 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airlines Last To Retire Pax 747 Classic?
Replies: 40
Views: 10637

RE: Which Airlines Last To Retire Pax 747 Classic?

Have Saudia or PIA still got any of there 743 aircraft still flying

[Edited 2013-03-06 20:16:19]

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by babaero
Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 737 In The 90s Help
Replies: 39
Views: 10491

RE: British Airways 737 In The 90s Help

Basically mid nineties 737-200s , plus four 737-300 leased from Mearsk but based in Berlin, and also the 737-300s aquired from Dan-Air. then came the 737-400s around mid nineties

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by babaero
Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ And The DC10
Replies: 24
Views: 7150

RE: Air NZ And The DC10

Interesting video. DC10-30 with CLG stowed in first take off shot,

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by babaero
Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Shortest Wide Body Route Starts Again!
Replies: 74
Views: 30714

RE: The Shortest Wide Body Route Starts Again!

back in 1996 Gulf Air would commonly use A340s or 767s on BAH to DHA Dhahran. As the crow flies about 54miles.

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by babaero
Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012
Replies: 166
Views: 27642

RE: Philippine Aviation Thread 2012

Clark - total cluster fuck 0705am <acronym title="Cebu Pacific Air (Philippines)">5J</acronym> to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym> 0720am ...

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by babaero
Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX 748 At AA Hangar, DFW 01/27-28
Replies: 8
Views: 10508

RE: CX 748 At AA Hangar, DFW 01/27-28

As there is a large volume of staff requiring 748 training, rather than get them all to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>, was easier to pu...

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by babaero
Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TU154 & IL86 Low Flypast
Replies: 1
Views: 2087

TU154 & IL86 Low Flypast

We have all seen the videos of the Varig DC10 , TAP A310 and the Bolivian 743 low flypasts. However anyone ever posted this one before of a TU154 & IL86 doing a low slow flypast <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPa3xIgBTq8&feature=related" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?...

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by babaero
Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia Philippines - Whats Going On
Replies: 9
Views: 3339

Air Asia Philippines - Whats Going On

Until recently two brand new A320 delievered to Air Asia Philippines have sat outside the LHT hanger at Clark. On12th jan <acronym title="Chautauqua Airlines/US Airways Express (USA)">RP</acronym>-C8190 was re-registered to <acronym title="Pakistan International Airlines">PK</acronym>-AXV and flown ...

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by babaero
Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia - Owned Or Leased
Replies: 1
Views: 2476

Air Asia - Owned Or Leased

Currently there are two brand new A320 aircraft parked in Clark ( Philippines ) These are to operate for the new Air Asia Philippines .. However both of these aircraft have been parked outside the SIAC hanger. The first one arrived about 3 months ago, with the second one about one month ago. A few s...

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by babaero
Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African And TWA Used To Serve Sri Lanka
Replies: 10
Views: 4095

RE: South African And TWA Used To Serve Sri Lanka

eta unknown A few years later I did <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - Chek Lap Kok International (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</acronym>-CMB-SEZ-<acronym title=...

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by babaero
Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tri-MG 727 Still Active?
Replies: 5
Views: 1984

RE: Tri-MG 727 Still Active?

there are 4 stored 727s currently at <acronym title="Clark Field - Diosdado Macapagal International (CRK / RPLC), Philippines">CRK</acronym> 2 are in colors of heavy lift 1 is paciific east cargo 1 is <acronym title="Pakistan International Airlines">PK</acronym>- believe in old fedex colours. will b...

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by babaero
Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Libyan 747s, After 30 Years, The Pics..
Replies: 33
Views: 29617

RE: Libyan 747s, After 30 Years, The Pics..

Excellent. posted many years ago looking for pictures of these ...and just think one is still flying for Southern Air

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