by dergay
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Avro RJ's, or 146's operating in North America?
Replies: 30
Views: 3534

Re: Any Avro RJ's, or 146's operating in North America?

As far as I know there are no regular Scheduled Avro / BAE146 flights in Europe now. Swedish airline BRA (TF) still has some (10 RJ100s and 2 RJ85s according to Wikipedia). I saw two at INN last week serving alpine charters, but they usually do scheduled flights in Sweden. Also try City Jet (WX) -t...

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by dergay
Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Guyana Airways IL62M CCCP86492 Question
Replies: 15
Views: 3426

Re: Guyana Airways IL62M CCCP86492 Question

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] ... 2B-244pkYA
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UA735WL wrote:
Didn't Aeronica also operate the Tu-154 at one point? I seem to remember a pic of one at MEX.


Yes - seen here at MGA

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] ... 2B-244pkYA

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by dergay
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 260
Views: 28509

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

"Thanks for the information. It is definitely a costly inconvenience for the airline, not only in SNN but at DUB too for the other passengers who were meant to be on the EI109 but because of the downgrade, they would also have to be re-accommodated. I'd say once the quieter winter schedule comm...

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by dergay
Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Migrating birds declare war on Cseries/A220
Replies: 35
Views: 12643

Re: Migrating birds declare war on Cseries/A220

:wave: Pigs will fly before there’s a “cow strike” at 4,000 feet,

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by dergay
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics
Replies: 94
Views: 10948

Re: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics

The Japanese government plans to release roughly 39,000 additional Haneda frequencies for international flights ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as part of an effort to boost international visitors to the country above 40 million annually While the exact number of frequencies is yet to be determine...

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by dergay
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 253
Views: 24207

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

TUI having a bit of a nightmare in DUB today, the 0540 to TFS is only departing around 1500, the afternoon KGS is now cancelled. Recently came back from TFS on TOM 1581 - scheduled for 22:40 departure on Friday June 8th. The airport at TFS now closes at 23:00 nightly for upgrade works, thus leaving...

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by dergay
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!
Replies: 253
Views: 24207

Re: Irish 6/18: Eastern Magic!

https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/ryanair-passengers-delayed-by-10-hours-as-no-engineer-to-change-tyre-on-plane-37011509.html A Ryanair flight from London to Cork was delayed for over 10 hours as there was no engineer available to change a tyre on the plane. Flight FR9853 was due t...

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by dergay
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA remaining 763 routes
Replies: 41
Views: 7417

Re: BA remaining 763 routes

G-BNWX at FRA on 10th April, 2018
[url][url]https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/41426993161[/url][/url]

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by dergay
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What about a reengined Caravelle
Replies: 79
Views: 8473

Re: What about a reengined Caravelle

How about a Carvelle BBJ - probably more viable than the airliner and “tres chic”....

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by dergay
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dublin closed due to snow
Replies: 102
Views: 11724

Re: Dublin closed due to snow

I’m on Tonight’s DUS DUB, which is cancelled. Nothing from EI at all. The agent in DUS told me that EI is a mess today, and don’t expect anything from them as they can’t cope with the cancellations. The EI letter they handed me in DUS is in breach of the EU legislation as didn’t tell me my rights, ...

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by dergay
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E190-E2 performs better than expected
Replies: 66
Views: 10133

Re: Embraer E190-E2 performs better than expected

avi8 wrote:
Hopefully B6 will jump in now. It would be sad if they did not.


Lets hope so and without a 30% tax hike to queer the pitch!

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by dergay
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines in need of a new or revised livery
Replies: 103
Views: 8958

Re: Airlines in need of a new or revised livery

Ryanair! They could charge a premium for seats on flights operated by a/c in the new/revised scheme during the change over period.

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by dergay
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights between Luxembourg and America feasible?
Replies: 23
Views: 4171

Re: Flights between Luxembourg and America feasible?

trexel94 wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
Cargolux already flies to america!


This is about the possibility of non-stop passenger service.


Sorry I won't reply as I also read the thread title!

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by dergay
Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UX1303 MAD-TLV flies over Arab countries??
Replies: 28
Views: 4845

Re: UX1303 MAD-TLV flies over Arab countries??

I wouldn't be calling Algeria and Tunisia "Arab countries". Maybe majority Muslim, but very much African. Very much Arab too as the native language is Arabic (with many knowing French as colonial legacy and many also knowing Berber languages, especially Algeria) but North Africa, from Mor...

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by dergay
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...
Replies: 323
Views: 33572

Re: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...

Flew DUB - BUD on EI this morning. Have to say ground staff are so rude and abrupt at Dublin. My God... never have I had such a bad taste from Aer Lingus until this morning..... departed from gate 407 where we walked to aircraft. Our aircraft wasn’t attached to the air bridge, it was parked directl...

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by dergay
Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...
Replies: 323
Views: 33572

Re: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...

Bricktop wrote:
If someone can get me the tail number of the Hong Kong Airways heavy I saw, I would be grateful.


Most likely OE-IEG or OE-IFL, both A-330 aircraft.

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by dergay
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!
Replies: 216
Views: 27203

Re: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!

Aer Lingus seat charges! Hi Folks. Just reverting momentarily to the "new" EI regime on the Atlantic! I have just booked a return flight for two - DUB - MCO - DUB, leaving Ireland on 16th November. I tried to purchase my seats (ideally together) on-line, but only two standard seats are av...

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by dergay
Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!
Replies: 216
Views: 27203

Re: Irish 9/17 - Hong Kong hootenanny!

Wouldn't quite work in Ireland, just imagine closing DUB and moving everything to SNN in peak summer![/quote]

And why not Cork - now we have flights to America...................................... :snooty: :snooty: :lol: :stirthepot: :stirthepot:

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by dergay
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR
Replies: 26
Views: 3252

Re: A Capella Fella--Drunk Singing Pax Choked Out By Another Pax On FR

SCQ83 wrote:
Before reading the message, I knew this had to be a Spain-UK or UK-Spain flight


Roll on Brexit - that should rule out a lot of these "events"!

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by dergay
Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the A320-200 CEO become the next DC-3?
Replies: 50
Views: 9416

Re: Will the A320-200 CEO become the next DC-3?

ro1960 wrote:
I'm surprised none has mentioned the Twin Otter as a true DC-3 successor in terms of mission versatility (not number of units built obviously).


Dare one mention the Antonio-2 in this context! Or is this an Airbus vs Boeing (Douglas) diatribe............?

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by dergay
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer
Replies: 188
Views: 22854

Re: Irish Aviation 8/17 - Lunasa san aer

How should I, ahem, bring this to EI's attention?[/quote]


Do you actually think they'll give a Continental *****?

:scratchchin: :scratchchin:

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by dergay
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Airways To Retire A340 Fleet Late October
Replies: 83
Views: 18999

Re: Etihad Airways To Retire A340 Fleet Late October

s you all know, yesterday was the retirement of Etihad's last Airbus A340-500 as the quad jet performed it's final flight from Abu Dhabi to Rabat. Etihad's remaining 7 A340-600's will continue to fly until October 28th of this year. Etihad's General Manager Netherlands Jean Paul Drabbe mentioned in...

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by dergay
Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last A340 operator
Replies: 56
Views: 11950

Re: Last A340 operator

2Holer4Longhaul wrote:
Who do you think will be the last user of the A340?
I think SAA, bceause of the hot-and-high conditions in Jo'Burg


Should this not be "Who do you think will be the last of the current users of the A340"

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by dergay
Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your airline's worst destinations
Replies: 48
Views: 6780

Re: Your airline's worst destinations

:bigthumbsup: Well spotted - actually love Frankfurt and Munich and Hamburg etc. etc. etc................... :veryhappy: My wurst one is Frankfurt! :? Not offended but could you help me understand what's there to dislike about my hometown? I think it was a pun and not a statement about Frankfurt.

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by dergay
Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your airline's worst destinations
Replies: 48
Views: 6780

Re: Your airline's worst destinations

huhutsao wrote:
Hi all,
I would like to ask those who work for airlines (preferably ME3 because I'm planning to apply there) what destinations do the cabin crew dislike the most? Like the ones people would actively try to avoid. Thanks!


My wurst one is Frankfurt! :?

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by dergay
Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian receives first two 737 MAX aircraft
Replies: 31
Views: 9195

Re: Norwegian receives first two 737 MAX aircraft

Why do these still have all-white tails? There's a lot of 'empty' tails on many of Norwegian's newer planes. I think they've ran out of people to paint on them. Either that or they simply don't want to waste the time painting every single one. Think they should consider the famous Norwegian singer ...

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by dergay
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh
Replies: 119
Views: 18717

Re: Irish 6/17: Sciathain an tSamhradh

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/du ... 04513.html

Despite the picture of the SSJ, it was an ARJ EI-RJY, and thankfully has landed safely at STN.
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Looks like City Jet have had an incident this evening:

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/du ... 04513.html

Despite the picture of the SSJ, it was an ARJ EI-RJY, and thankfully has landed safely at STN.

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by dergay
Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines and rapid aircraft retirement.
Replies: 22
Views: 2615

Re: Airlines and rapid aircraft retirement.

Aer Lingus and the B767 - Proud Mary kept on Flying.......................

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by dergay
Thu May 18, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 17250

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

http://www.independent.ie/business/game ... 25492.html

Seems they are trialing allowing connecting flights at Rome with a view to extending the service in 2018.....
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Interesting news from FR:

http://www.independent.ie/business/game ... 25492.html

Seems they are trialing allowing connecting flights at Rome with a view to extending the service in 2018.....

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by dergay
Thu May 18, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun
Replies: 128
Views: 17250

Re: Irish 5.17: Summer flying fun

http://www.independent.ie/business/game ... 25492.html

Seems they are trialing allowing connecting flights at Rome with a view to extending the service in 2018.....
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Interesting news from FR:

http://www.independent.ie/business/game ... 25492.html

Seems they are trialing allowing connecting flights at Rome with a view to extending the service in 2018.....

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by dergay
Fri May 12, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Oil drops sub $20 for foreseeable future, a 4-engine A350 stretch?
Replies: 106
Views: 11020

Re: If Oil drops sub $20 for foreseeable future, a 4-engine A350 stretch?

This is ridiculous - next thing we will want is a 757 revival with 4 engines!

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by dergay
Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Countries/Cities with only 1 airline servicing that place
Replies: 87
Views: 9881

Re: Countries/Cities with only 1 airline servicing that place

WV to PRM

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by dergay
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are some aviation incidents that changed the world?
Replies: 55
Views: 6537

Re: What are some aviation incidents that changed the world?

In 1994, the Dassault Falcon 50 VIP jet (9XR-NN) carrying Rwandan Presudent Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira, was shot down using a Surface- to- air missile as it approached Kigali airport (KGL) to land. Both the presidents were killed, and the already- present sectari...

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by dergay
Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/17
Replies: 153
Views: 19092

Re: Irish 3/17

http://www.independent.ie/life/travel/t ... 79129.html
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Aer Lingus baggage charges are "streamlined / simplified" for the summer................

http://www.independent.ie/life/travel/t ... 79129.html

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by dergay
Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Classic airliners soon to be retired. What will be missed and what won't?
Replies: 28
Views: 6182

Re: Classic airliners soon to be retired. What will be missed and what won't?

The number of active BAe ATP's is also dwindling pretty fast. The last passenger operator, NextJet seem to be down from 5 to 3 flying examples recently (With 2 active at a time), and the rumors around the airport say this is their last year in service. They are quickly running out of both cycles an...

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by dergay
Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dassault Mercure
Replies: 85
Views: 13311

Re: The Dassault Mercure

:D Dear Friends, . Also, did anyone know if the aircraft was ever used on international routes (and by that I mean on behalf of AF, or on charters); and additionally if anyone has any information on operational quirks or characteristics of this rare and often forgotten aircraft.... Thank You all. I ...

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by dergay
Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines (UA) Pilots Arrested in Glasgow
Replies: 51
Views: 13650

United Airlines (UA) Pilots Arrested in Glasgow

http://www.independent.ie/world-news/eu ... 01417.html[/url]
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Yet another incident at Glasgow Airport involving intoxicated pilots!


[url]
http://www.independent.ie/world-news/eu ... 01417.html[/url]

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by dergay
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Mainline T-Tails be a memory in 2020s?
Replies: 38
Views: 4348

Re: Will Mainline T-Tails be a memory in 2020s?

Erebus wrote:
Speaking of T-tails, what's the status of the ARJ-21?


Not to mention the An-148!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/21157512164/in/photolist-yeBMfu

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by dergay
Sat Aug 20, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAROM A310's to be phased out in next 2 months
Replies: 29
Views: 5642

Re: TAROM A310's to be phased out in next 2 months

Wonder if Air Transat will pick them up?

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by dergay
Fri Aug 12, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAE mulls Avro RJ freighter conversion
Replies: 17
Views: 3015

Re: BAE mulls Avro RJ freighter conversion

..bit late me thinks?? I think BAE system are trying to scrape the very bottom of the barrel of this programme.... Indeed. You gotta say - its yet another own goal by the British aircraft industry. When Hawker first sketched the 146, having the aft fuselage capable of being tapered (as per pax airc...

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by dergay
Sat Jul 30, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIC: First A350-1000 Pushes Back Out Of Hangar
Replies: 283
Views: 110244

Re: PIC: First A350-1000 Pushes Back Out Of Hangar

:cry: "The design is too "busy" on the A350 and the winglets look so dated compared to the raked wingtips on the Boeing fleet. I much prefer the 777." Ecstatically I dislike the 777 because of the strange "forehead", trying to fuse the 767 cockpit width with the 777 fus...

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by dergay
Sat Jul 23, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has United Airlines Chosen RR‘s Trent1000 for B787-10?
Replies: 25
Views: 7523

Re: Do United Airlines Has Chose RR‘s Trent1000 for B787-10?

trex8 wrote:
When was the last Roller powered UA planes? The Caravelles??


Viscount around the same time!

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by dergay
Sat Jun 25, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/16: Let's go fly a kite ...
Replies: 205
Views: 26749

Re: Irish 9/16: Let's go fly a kite ...

Will it mean a vote on a united Ireland, will it mean the end of the peace process. We might end up with a United Kingdom of England and Wales, who knows. If Northern Ireland votes to leave the UK will U2 pull out of Belfast? We are really getting ahead of ourselves... No one can say what will happ...

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by dergay
Mon May 30, 2016 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Scroggins Convair Collection
Replies: 8
Views: 2138

RE: Doug Scroggins Convair Collection

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/maxpower1954" class="quote" target="_blank">maxpower1954</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>, what other Convair jetliners are...

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by dergay
Tue May 24, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIC: First A350-1000 Pushes Back Out Of Hangar
Replies: 283
Views: 110244

RE: PIC: First A350-1000 Pushes Back Out Of Hangar

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAX772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">LAX772LR</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> If the A380 is called "the Whale".... thi...

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by dergay
Sun May 22, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM A330-200
Replies: 22
Views: 14067

RE: KLM A330-200

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airkas1" class="quote" target="_blank">airkas1</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Seen at EHAM afte...

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by dergay
Wed May 11, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797 The Eventual Succesor To The 737?
Replies: 59
Views: 15682

RE: 797 The Eventual Succesor To The 737?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zippyjet" class="quote" target="_blank">zippyjet</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i> How about reexamining something like th...

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by dergay
Fri May 06, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/16: Dreams With Wings
Replies: 201
Views: 21151

RE: Irish 6/16: Dreams With Wings

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/321neo" class="quote" target="_blank">321neo</a> (<a href="#170" class="quote">Reply 170</a>):<br/><i> The Quirky Glamping team appear to have s...

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by dergay
Thu Apr 14, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish Aviation Thread 5/16
Replies: 201
Views: 25407

RE: Irish Aviation Thread 5/16

Talking of anniversaries, it was nice to see that over 300 former Pan Am employees chose Limerick to host their "possibly" last ever world re-union. <a href="http://www.rte.ie/news/player/2016/0412/20968523-over-300-former-pan-am-airline-staff-gather-in-limerick-for-possible-last-ever-world-reunion/...

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