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by LH648
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Astana incident caused by inverted aileron control
Replies: 149
Views: 5833

Re: Air Astana EMB 190 Squawked 7700 after erratic flight; landed safely

https://youtu.be/cv_f4vYpYiA

Notice the lock on the hottest part of the aircraft...
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Footage of the landing from the F16:

https://youtu.be/cv_f4vYpYiA

Notice the lock on the hottest part of the aircraft...

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by LH648
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 169
Views: 42640

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

andymartin wrote:
Im suprised no comment from the professional freeloader Sam Chui yet, surely he was on board?

No, but he is on board now, doing SQ21 in W.

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by LH648
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 reported down near Bishkek
Replies: 118
Views: 46017

Re: 747 reported down near Bishkek

http://zanoza.kg/doc/350851_pod_bishkek ... _foto.html

At least 34 people reported dead at the moment :(
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More photos and updated chronicle in Russian: http://zanoza.kg/doc/350851_pod_bishkek ... _foto.html

At least 34 people reported dead at the moment :(

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by LH648
Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 reported down near Bishkek
Replies: 118
Views: 46017

Re: 747 reported down near Bishkek

VS4ever wrote:
but he flew the runway, took down the fence and fell onto the garden."

What correlates with FR24 data: last recorded point is in the middle of the runway.

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by LH648
Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 reported down near Bishkek
Replies: 118
Views: 46017

Re: 747 reported down near Bishkek

Image

At least 28 people dead on the ground + 4 crew.

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by LH648
Wed Nov 23, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017
Replies: 229
Views: 46520

Re: TAP to launch 11 new routes in 2017

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/237485165
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TAP is looking for District Sales Manager in Toronto, so...

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/237485165

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by LH648
Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flight Review: Air Astana Almaty to Astana Y-Class
Replies: 9
Views: 6876

Re: Flight Review: Air Astana Almaty to Astana Y-Class

That 767 is one of the last build passenger 767s, so no surprise it looked new ;)

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by LH648
Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana Future Expansion Plans
Replies: 7
Views: 2654

Re: Air Astana Future Expansion Plans

lesfalls wrote:
LH648 wrote:

I read it in an article from CH-aviation a couple of months ago. I can't seem to find it.

There were several statements regarding NY in 2017 from Kazakhstani Aviation committee, but they are just a bunch of bulshittellers. AA simply don't have a hardware for NY at the moment.

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by LH648
Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana Future Expansion Plans
Replies: 7
Views: 2654

Re: Air Astana Future Expansion Plans

lesfalls wrote:
I heard that they will launch New York in 2017.

That's not going to happen before the arrival of the Dreamliners in 2019. If that will happen at all.

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by LH648
Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana Future Expansion Plans
Replies: 7
Views: 2654

Re: Air Astana Future Expansion Plans

It looks like KC will not develop ALA any further, TSE is the main hub now. No new airport or terminal in Almaty in nearest future - no money for that. There some rumors for New York, Tokyo and Singapore from Astana, but time will tell how realistic is that, taking into account that the country itse...

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by LH648
Sat Jan 30, 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oops! I Missed My Flight! American First DFW-BOS
Replies: 11
Views: 9521

RE: Oops! I Missed My Flight! American First DFW-BOS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ClassicLover" class="quote" target="_blank">ClassicLover</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>That's a great looking meal - re...

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by LH648
Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat WiFi IFE
Replies: 7
Views: 1660

RE: Air Transat WiFi IFE

Why bother about content at all? Just give the Internet and people will keep themselves entertained for hours!

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by LH648
Mon Jan 25, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat WiFi IFE
Replies: 7
Views: 1660

RE: Air Transat WiFi IFE

Sounds like a waste of money to me as usually people have their own content on their devices...

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by LH648
Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:12 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oops! I Missed My Flight! American First DFW-BOS
Replies: 11
Views: 9521

RE: Oops! I Missed My Flight! American First DFW-BOS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ClassicLover" class="quote" target="_blank">ClassicLover</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>When you consider it's the same as...

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by LH648
Sat Jan 16, 2016 5:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Oops! I Missed My Flight! American First DFW-BOS
Replies: 11
Views: 9521

RE: Oops! I Missed My Flight! American First DFW-BOS

Put you into economy with paid first class ticket with seats available?
No table cloth in first class?

No, thanks.

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by LH648
Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Lufthansa-Strike Looming
Replies: 169
Views: 18692

RE: Next Lufthansa-Strike Looming

It's a 4 hour ride on train from FRA to Zurich central station...  

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by LH648
Thu Nov 05, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia Withdraw A Certificate From Boeing 737
Replies: 43
Views: 19979

RE: Russia Withdraw A Certificate From Boeing 737

The letter in question (sorry, russian only).

http://cdn.aviaforum.ru/images/2015/...b6165df372d4b8365c737e9a110025.jpg

And yes, it's all about the rudder system.

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by LH648
Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia Withdraw A Certificate From Boeing 737
Replies: 43
Views: 19979

RE: Russia Withdraw A Certificate From Boeing 737

May be it's Transaero's revenge. Head of MAK, Tatyana Anodina is mother of Transaero owner Alexandr Pleshakov.

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by LH648
Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia Withdraw A Certificate From Boeing 737
Replies: 43
Views: 19979

RE: Russia Withdraw A Certificate From Boeing 737

Doesn't clear yet. Tomorrow will be a meeting between aviation department of the ministry and airlines, where they will discuss the issue.

Airlines received the letter about withdrawing over email and have no clue what they supposed to do.

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by LH648
Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia Withdraw A Certificate From Boeing 737
Replies: 43
Views: 19979

Russia Withdraw A Certificate From Boeing 737

Just in: Russian MAK withdraw certificate from Boeing 737, both classic and <acronym title="Lauda Air (Austria)">NG</acronym> because of "safety issues". No details yet what is the exact cause and will 737s be grounded. Source (in Russian): <a href="http://www.interfax.ru/business/477636" target="_b...

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by LH648
Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Woman Hangs Herself In Istanbul Airport
Replies: 70
Views: 19414

RE: British Woman Hangs Herself In Istanbul Airport

"Turkey’s private Dogan news agency said her body was discovered by three Russian tourists who alerted police."

Looks like another victim of Mr. Putin.

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by LH648
Thu Sep 24, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU - CDG Announced
Replies: 121
Views: 20031

RDU - CDG Announced

OK, it's RDU-CDG daily, starting May, 2016 on 757.

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by LH648
Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU - CDG Announced
Replies: 121
Views: 20031

RDU - CDG Announced

They are using #RDU2 hashtag on their Twitter for the event...

https://twitter.com/RDUAirport/status/647034989184462848

May be it is not about new route, but new terminal? Do they really need another one?...

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by LH648
Wed Jul 29, 2015 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Suspending Almaty And Entebbe
Replies: 58
Views: 18870

RE: BA Suspending Almaty And Entebbe

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thenoflyzone" class="quote" target="_blank">thenoflyzone</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>Do you see <acronym title="Briti...

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by LH648
Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Suspending Almaty And Entebbe
Replies: 58
Views: 18870

RE: BA Suspending Almaty And Entebbe

Will BA change its mind on ALA if Almaty will get Winter Olympics in 2022? Decision to be made this Friday...

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by LH648
Sun Jul 26, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Suspending Almaty And Entebbe
Replies: 58
Views: 18870

RE: BA Suspending Almaty And Entebbe

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BA174" class="quote" target="_blank">BA174</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Cairo - International (CAI / H...

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by LH648
Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Suspending Almaty And Entebbe
Replies: 58
Views: 18870

RE: BA Suspending Almaty And Entebbe

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/thenoflyzone" class="quote" target="_blank">thenoflyzone</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>I don't think the schedule was t...

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by LH648
Sat Jul 25, 2015 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Cut Titanium Usage On 787
Replies: 39
Views: 19449

RE: Boeing To Cut Titanium Usage On 787

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/StTim" class="quote" target="_blank">StTim</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Since when has Ti been the shorthand for Titan...

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by LH648
Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Differing Callsigns From Airline Names
Replies: 100
Views: 16355

RE: Differing Callsigns From Airline Names

Air Astana - Astanaline
SCAT Airlines - Vlasta

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by LH648
Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Suspending Almaty And Entebbe
Replies: 58
Views: 18870

RE: BA Suspending Almaty And Entebbe

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TK773" class="quote" target="_blank">TK773</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> Does anyone have any information on the <acrony...

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by LH648
Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA768 Sqwaking 7700
Replies: 8
Views: 12710

RE: BA768 Sqwaking 7700

Just landed at LHR...

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by LH648
Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO
Replies: 45
Views: 22240

RE: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/speedbird707" class="quote" target="_blank">speedbird707</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>Write off???...it's barely a fle...

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by LH648
Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot Cancel 787 Order
Replies: 59
Views: 28956

RE: Aeroflot Cancel 787 Order

Any chance other guys will receive their toys earlier? Or Boeing will try to sell SU slots for a premium?

[Edited 2015-06-18 10:20:28]

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by LH648
Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet
Replies: 30
Views: 7059

RE: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ned+Kelly" class="quote" target="_blank">Ned Kelly</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i> It was the first time I had been on a...

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by LH648
Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet
Replies: 30
Views: 7059

RE: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ned+Kelly" class="quote" target="_blank">Ned Kelly</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>I have flown on P4-EAS & P4-FAS in...

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by LH648
Thu Jun 18, 2015 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO
Replies: 45
Views: 22240

RE: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO

It was confirmed that is was the explosion of an oxygen bottle during the maintenance.

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by LH648
Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet
Replies: 30
Views: 7059

RE: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ned+Kelly" class="quote" target="_blank">Ned Kelly</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i> Having flown on both the Air Astana 7...

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by LH648
Wed Jun 17, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet
Replies: 30
Views: 7059

RE: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sevensixtyseven" class="quote" target="_blank">Sevensixtyseven</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>This is the airline that p...

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by LH648
Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet
Replies: 30
Views: 7059

RE: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RWA380" class="quote" target="_blank">RWA380</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i> What type of flying does their current 757 ...

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by LH648
Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO
Replies: 45
Views: 22240

RE: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirlineCritic" class="quote" target="_blank">AirlineCritic</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i> Holy smokes! Can we speculate...

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by LH648
Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet
Replies: 30
Views: 7059

RE: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tortugamon" class="quote" target="_blank">tortugamon</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> Its easy to see the word fleet and th...

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by LH648
Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO
Replies: 45
Views: 22240

RE: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L-188" class="quote" target="_blank">L-188</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i> Looks like a baggage fire in the first pit......

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by LH648
Tue Jun 16, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO
Replies: 45
Views: 22240

RE: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO

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by LH648
Tue Jun 16, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO
Replies: 45
Views: 22240

RE: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/viasa" class="quote" target="_blank">viasa</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> don't think so because the <acronym title="Baha...

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by LH648
Tue Jun 16, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet
Replies: 30
Views: 7059

RE: Air Astana To Phase Out 757 Fleet

757 is a great fit for <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>. Peter Foster, <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>'s CEO, ignited rumors about 757 successor a while ago, saying that Boeing is about to announce a new plane to replace 757 and <acronym...

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by LH648
Tue Jun 16, 2015 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO
Replies: 45
Views: 22240

Scat's 737 Burned Down At The Gate At SCO

No probable cause yet. Burned down at the gate at SCO shortly after landing from <acronym title="Astana (Aqmola / Tselinograd) (TSE / UACC), Kazakhstan">TSE</acronym>. No casualties reported. Most probably <acronym title="Bahamasair">UP</acronym>-B3710. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBb48g0O76Q

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by LH648
Tue May 26, 2015 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transero Receiving Its First A380!
Replies: 55
Views: 30835

RE: Transero Receiving Its First A380!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Boeing778X" class="quote" target="_blank">Boeing778X</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>What domestic routes in Russia will ...

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