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by Strathpeffer
Thu May 26, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will We See A Q400 In The New Alaska Livery?
Replies: 5
Views: 1660

When Will We See A Q400 In The New Alaska Livery?

Simple enough: does anyone know when we will see a Q400 in the new Alaska livery?

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by Strathpeffer
Sun May 12, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Self Contained Air Stairs
Replies: 85
Views: 23240

RE: Self Contained Air Stairs

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/YAK42" class="quote" target="_blank">YAK42</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> They're often speci...

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by Strathpeffer
Sun May 12, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Self Contained Air Stairs
Replies: 85
Views: 23240

RE: Self Contained Air Stairs

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Tristarsteve" class="quote" target="_blank">Tristarsteve</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I hav...

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by Strathpeffer
Sun May 12, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Self Contained Air Stairs
Replies: 85
Views: 23240

RE: Self Contained Air Stairs

I think some of BA's early A320s (G-BUS*) had integral airstairs at L1.

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by Strathpeffer
Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The British Caledonian Days...
Replies: 79
Views: 13345

RE: The British Caledonian Days...

I read some where (Airways I think) that, just prior to the buyout, BCal had a new livery in the pipeline. The Lion Rampant was to be dropped in favour of six or seven tartan designs. These looked astonishingly similar, identical in fact, to Benyhone (one of <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acro...

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by Strathpeffer
Fri Dec 14, 2007 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Soviet Plane Most Competitive?
Replies: 29
Views: 4701

RE: Which Soviet Plane Most Competitive?

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Itroduce SpeedyBoarding Plus
Replies: 9
Views: 2650

RE: Easyjet Itroduce SpeedyBoarding Plus

I'd much rather they solved the problem of Speedy Boarding by bus. In my first (and only) experience we were first on the bus, hustled down to the back, the bus filled up and then we were last on the plane - that makes a bigger mockery of the Speedy Boarding product!  <img src="/discussions/gra...

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crocodile In Cabin Delays FR Flight For 2 Hours
Replies: 37
Views: 9913

RE: Crocodile In Cabin Delays FR Flight For 2 Hours

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by Strathpeffer
Mon Nov 19, 2007 9:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Virgin America Doesn't Have Traditional Gear Sound
Replies: 24
Views: 5557

RE: Virgin America Doesn't Have Traditional Gear Sound

Talking of the strobes, I have noticed that several of BA's A320 family aircraft now lack the 'double hit' wingtip strobes - instead they just blink once. Why the change?

PJ

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by Strathpeffer
Fri Nov 16, 2007 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of Loganair
Replies: 34
Views: 3679

RE: Future Of Loganair

I too am interested in the future of Loganair - and am grateful to say that I haven't had any nightmare experiences of the airline on routes ex <acronym title="Aberdeen - Dyce (ABZ / EGPD), United Kingdom">ABZ</acronym>. It would be nice to see the airline grow too, but I think they have spent a lon...

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by Strathpeffer
Fri Oct 12, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Large Turboprop Transport: Feasible?
Replies: 47
Views: 9348

RE: A Large Turboprop Transport: Feasible?

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Oct 11, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Large Turboprop Transport: Feasible?
Replies: 47
Views: 9348

RE: A Large Turboprop Transport: Feasible?

I asked this question, or something similar, a while back. The replies were a bit disappointing. Yes, I think the inevitable rise in oil prices will slowly 'clarify' the economic benefits of large turboprops (maybe up to 120 seats) over city pairs up to a couple of hours flying time. I suspect that ...

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by Strathpeffer
Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any HS748 'Budgies' Still In PAX Service?
Replies: 21
Views: 6165

RE: Any HS748 'Budgies' Still In PAX Service?

I think Canada is your best bet - First Air and Air North still use them too (I think, but certainly not for long). I suppose you could try and persuade West Air Sweden to let you ride 'jumps'.

PJ

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Sep 27, 2007 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Decides: 12 X A380 & 24 X B787
Replies: 319
Views: 44913

RE: BA Decides: 12 X A380 & 24 X B787

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Sep 20, 2007 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To End Preboarding For Families With Small Kids
Replies: 130
Views: 11296

RE: WN To End Preboarding For Families With Small Kids

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by Strathpeffer
Mon Sep 17, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mistaking A 320 For A 319
Replies: 41
Views: 5193

RE: Mistaking A 320 For A 319

You might also notice that the front cargo door butts up against the wing fairing on the 19 while there is a gap on the 20. You can see this in the pics posted by SQ452.

PJ

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by Strathpeffer
Fri Aug 31, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Plane Crashes That Changed Aviation
Replies: 104
Views: 23655

RE: 10 Plane Crashes That Changed Aviation

I'm a little surprised that the Trident crash at Heathrow (G-ARPI I think) caused by premature LE device retraction isn't mentioned either. Because no CVR was fitted we only have a 'fair' idea of why the droop was brought in too early. I'm am pretty sure the CAA mandated the fitting of CVRs to any p...

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by Strathpeffer
Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will UK Queen & Gov Get Widebody Jet
Replies: 121
Views: 10928

RE: When Will UK Queen & Gov Get Widebody Jet

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by Strathpeffer
Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This A320 Dirty, Or Patchwork, Or Both?
Replies: 59
Views: 20000

RE: Is This A320 Dirty, Or Patchwork, Or Both?

Personally I favour the 'touch-up' explanation. Perhaps <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> used a paint that had a reduced gloss component compared to the stuff Airbus initially specs the plane with - maybe even the stuff painted under cockpit windows to restrict glare. This co...

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by Strathpeffer
Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did BA Order The A320 Family Over The 737NG?
Replies: 49
Views: 12925

RE: Why Did BA Order The A320 Family Over The 737NG?

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by Strathpeffer
Fri Aug 10, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier's/Lynx's New Dash 8, Photos And Questions
Replies: 49
Views: 10659

RE: Frontier's/Lynx's New Dash 8, Photos And Questions

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by Strathpeffer
Fri Aug 03, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: HS-121 Trident Takeoff Run Questions
Replies: 21
Views: 4774

RE: HS-121 Trident Takeoff Run Questions

Found this in "Jetliners in Service Since 1952" by John Stroud. Hope it is useful... Trident 1 - London to Munich (TO Weight 50724kg)... V1 143kts <acronym title="TACV C Verde Airlines">VR</acronym> 148kts V2 158kts ...and on the return (TO Weight 49538)... V1 141 <acronym title="TACV C Verde Airlin...

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Aug 02, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Times Running Out For BA's A320-111's
Replies: 68
Views: 13975

RE: Times Running Out For BA's A320-111's

Were some of Air France and Air Inter -111s not converted to -211s?

PJ

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by Strathpeffer
Tue Jul 31, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: HS-121 Trident Takeoff Run Questions
Replies: 21
Views: 4774

RE: HS-121 Trident Takeoff Run Questions

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by Strathpeffer
Tue Jul 31, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: HS-121 Trident Takeoff Run Questions
Replies: 21
Views: 4774

RE: HS-121 Trident Takeoff Run Questions

I can't be specific I'm afraid, but you might be amused to know that the Trident was known as the 'gripper' - so determined was it to remain on solid ground. Pilots joked that the sole reason it took off at all was due to the curvature of the earth.  <img border=0 src="http://www.airliners.net/discu...

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by Strathpeffer
Mon Jul 23, 2007 9:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My First Flight On A BAe 146
Replies: 34
Views: 8797

RE: My First Flight On A BAe 146

Try and sit about 1/2 to 2/3s of the way back - so you get a good view of the flap mechanisms. They are complex and its not often that you get a chance to see them doing their stuff. Pay close attention (with your ears) during the final stage of flap retraction and first stage of extension - there i...

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by Strathpeffer
Mon Jul 23, 2007 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did Modern Bag Tags Come Into Use
Replies: 31
Views: 8871

When Did Modern Bag Tags Come Into Use

I remember bar coded tags being in use on the <acronym title="Belfast - International (Aldergrove) (BFS / EGAA), United Kingdom">BFS</acronym> to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> Super Shuttle as early as 88 - but other flights from <acronym title="Belfas...

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757-200 Old 3 Crew Aircraft
Replies: 39
Views: 8756

RE: 757-200 Old 3 Crew Aircraft

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by Strathpeffer
Wed Jul 11, 2007 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Early 747s Have This In Front Of Cockpit?
Replies: 36
Views: 27777

RE: Why Did Early 747s Have This In Front Of Cockpit?

Glare reducing paints are still used on the nose area sometimes - they come in colours other than black now. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1148924/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a hre...

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by Strathpeffer
Fri Jul 06, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Europe's Trains Take On Planes
Replies: 148
Views: 12473

RE: Europe's Trains Take On Planes

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by Strathpeffer
Fri Jul 06, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Differences In CRJ Cabin Door Handle?
Replies: 6
Views: 6491

RE: Differences In CRJ Cabin Door Handle?

They modified the galley door handles too, didn't they? At least they did inside.

PJ

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Jul 05, 2007 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737-200 With CFm Engines
Replies: 25
Views: 17219

RE: Boeing 737-200 With CFm Engines

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by Strathpeffer
Wed Jul 04, 2007 3:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: WS 243: 05/SEP/06: YYC-YVR: Y Cabin (pics)
Replies: 7
Views: 21468

RE: WS 243: 05/SEP/06: YYC-YVR: Y Cabin (pics)

Interesting report, thanks. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><f...

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by Strathpeffer
Mon Jul 02, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737-200 With CFm Engines
Replies: 25
Views: 17219

RE: Boeing 737-200 With CFm Engines

The 500 is also about half a meter or so longer than the 200 - along with some other modifications this allows room for one extra row of seats. As for the <acronym title="Lithuanian Airlines">TE</acronym> flaps, they are actually very similar. The large fairing extending aft of the wing in line with...

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This Juliana Video Real?
Replies: 15
Views: 4388

RE: Is This Juliana Video Real?

That KLM one does look a little low BCAL - it appears in the left photo that he will touch down in the take-off only zone - though it isn't the easiest to tell precisely from that angle. What an amazing place <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Anti...

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by Strathpeffer
Mon Jun 25, 2007 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disruption To BA Scotland Services: Cause/extent?
Replies: 1
Views: 1877

Disruption To BA Scotland Services: Cause/extent?

Several friends have been travelling between <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> and Scotland over the last couple of Sundays on <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>. There seem to have been a lot of disturbances - especially to <acronym title="Edin...

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by Strathpeffer
Fri Jun 22, 2007 4:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Drag In Engine Failure
Replies: 25
Views: 7326

RE: Engine Drag In Engine Failure

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why There Not More Airliners With Curve Windshield
Replies: 28
Views: 11577

RE: Why There Not More Airliners With Curve Windshield

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Jun 21, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Drag In Engine Failure
Replies: 25
Views: 7326

RE: Engine Drag In Engine Failure

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by Strathpeffer
Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: External Cabling Question (Older Planes)
Replies: 33
Views: 3904

RE: External Cabling Question (Older Planes)

Some of <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s 737-200s had external arials. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1005782/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1005782/M...

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by Strathpeffer
Mon May 28, 2007 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Future For Big Turboprops?
Replies: 8
Views: 3233

RE: A Future For Big Turboprops?

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by Strathpeffer
Mon May 28, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Future For Big Turboprops?
Replies: 8
Views: 3233

RE: A Future For Big Turboprops?

Yes, I saw that and that was what put me on the trainline of thought. I wondered whether there was some subtle difference between the UDF and a 'normal' turboprop - wouldn't a UDF plane be as fast as a current turbofan? What about fuel burn? There is also the advantage that <acronym title="TAP Air P...

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by Strathpeffer
Mon May 28, 2007 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Future For Big Turboprops?
Replies: 8
Views: 3233

A Future For Big Turboprops?

Yesterday, whle waiting for my flight from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to <acronym title="Aberdeen - Dyce (ABZ / EGPD), United Kingdom">ABZ</acronym>, I was wondering whether we might expect to see a new breed of large turboprops in the future. Given...

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by Strathpeffer
Wed May 16, 2007 4:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Next Gen NB Engines : Contra Rotating Turbofan Fan
Replies: 36
Views: 16902

RE: Next Gen NB Engines : Contra Rotating Turbofan Fan

I was really intersted to read the full article that includes this info in this week's printed <acronym title="Icelandair">FI</acronym>. <a href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/05/08/213717/cfm-studies-open-rotor-concept-for-next-generation-airliner.html" target="_blank">http://www.flight...

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by Strathpeffer
Tue May 15, 2007 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU's "no-liquid Policy" - Terrorists' Victory?
Replies: 34
Views: 2827

RE: EU's "no-liquid Policy" - Terrorists' Victory?

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by Strathpeffer
Mon Mar 26, 2007 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Aviation's Unsung Hero: BAe 748?
Replies: 21
Views: 5553

RE: British Aviation's Unsung Hero: BAe 748?

I definately agree with the thread starter about the Budgie - much underrated! There was a rumour in Scotland that the budgies were "able to fly even when the seagulls were grounded". By the way: <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s 748s were also commonly seen operating German domestic s...

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by Strathpeffer
Thu Mar 08, 2007 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Aka London Airways Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 7975

RE: BA Aka London Airways Thread

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by Strathpeffer
Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Aka London Airways Thread
Replies: 115
Views: 7975

RE: BA Aka London Airways Thread

quote=EDICHC,reply=71]NI is not British[/quote] Don't tell the Reverend Ian Paisley! <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" alt="Big grin"> <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acrony...

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by Strathpeffer
Tue Mar 06, 2007 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBe's E190s
Replies: 23
Views: 3020

RE: FlyBe's E190s

Many moons ago, before the BACON buyout, FlyBE issued a press release saying they would begin flying <acronym title="Birmingham - International (Elmdon) (BHX / EGBB), United Kingdom">BHX</acronym> - <acronym title="Aberdeen - Dyce (ABZ / EGPD), United Kingdom">ABZ</acronym> five times a day using th...

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by Strathpeffer
Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyBe Acquisition Of BA Connect Complete
Replies: 46
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RE: FlyBe Acquisition Of BA Connect Complete

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