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by Clydenairways
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 155
Views: 16168

Re: Irish 7/19

Whats the update on the EI A321 EI-LRA. Is it going to be delayed further? There doesn't seem to be any record of it having had its first flight test yet. It seems to be still in a hangar in XFW.

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by Clydenairways
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disruptive passenger triggers Fighter jet escort & sonic boom.
Replies: 46
Views: 7389

Re: Disruptive passenger triggers Fighter jet escort & sonic boom.

£85,000 fine and lifetime ban: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-49017838 That is what JET2 are seeking. As far as I can make out so far she only has a £450 fine from the courts. She can just ignore that bill from jet2 and they would have to try and pursue getting payment through a civil ...

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by Clydenairways
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN
Replies: 60
Views: 11262

Re: Confirmed: EK launching MEX via BCN

I Wonder if IAG will stick level on that route just to add some more competition to the mix.

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by Clydenairways
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plus Ultra to acquire A340-600s
Replies: 17
Views: 6887

Re: Plus Ultra to aquire A340-600s

Is this airline any connection to that previous airline Air Plus Comet ?

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by Clydenairways
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 155
Views: 16168

Re: Irish 7/19

Regarding Airbridges, as far as i can remember that pier was built primarily for Ryanair who didn't want to use airbridges, but because Ryanair particularly back then, were in constant "we will drop routes if we dont get another deal" mode, the pier was built to be able to adapt it to be r...

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by Clydenairways
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/19
Replies: 155
Views: 16168

Re: Irish 7/19

Skyblue39 wrote:
The inaugural Dublin - Minneapolis flight with Aer Lingus EI089 leaves this afternoon.


How is Aer Lingus managing to operate this without additional frames delivered yet? I thought all the long haul fleet was fully tasked.

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by Clydenairways
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...
Replies: 226
Views: 26882

Re: Irish 6/19: Dublin's bubblin' ...

https://www.waterfordlive.ie/news/home/ ... nsion.html

Not sure if this has been discussed or got missed in the CTA stuff. Anybody have any thoughts? Ryanair from LTN perhaps with maybe a couple of Sun routes thrown in.
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https://www.waterfordlive.ie/news/home/ ... nsion.html

Not sure if this has been discussed or got missed in the CTA stuff. Anybody have any thoughts? Ryanair from LTN perhaps with maybe a couple of Sun routes thrown in.

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by Clydenairways
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20809

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

http://rw.www.flickr.com/photos/mathias ... ist-Tq9rU5


I see from the photo that this is going to be a LEAP engine, I thought that EI selected the PW engine for the A321 NEO
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JAmie2k9 wrote:
eirflot wrote:
What is the latest news on the new EI 321's? Very quiet!


First pic taken yesterday.

http://rw.www.flickr.com/photos/mathias ... ist-Tq9rU5


I see from the photo that this is going to be a LEAP engine, I thought that EI selected the PW engine for the A321 NEO

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by Clydenairways
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 144
Views: 40568

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Has the first EI A321 LR started assembly yet? It must be on the production line by now.

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by Clydenairways
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast
Replies: 156
Views: 20809

Re: Irish 4/19: Summer flyin', had me a blast

EI321 wrote:
Surely the demand is there for Aer Lingus to run a JFK route from Belfast on the A321neo.


Maybe, but i'm sure they would rather use it for any new route out of Dublin instead. Hopefully there might be at least a seasonal SNN-ORD on the cards in a few years.

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by Clydenairways
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713951

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Anybody know where the first Ryanair 737 MAX is stored?

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by Clydenairways
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward
Replies: 193
Views: 24105

Re: Irish 3/19: Marching skyward

Any news on the Westjet Max 8 flights to Halifax, are they still going ahead?

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by Clydenairways
Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 338
Views: 92437

Re: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

Amy update on the first Ryanair Max, is it fully painted yet?

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by Clydenairways
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe up for sale
Replies: 74
Views: 13578

Re: Flybe up for sale

21pilots wrote:
KLM has a rich history with feed being provided from the UK: e.g. Air UK/KLM UK in the '80's and '90's. Acquiring Flybe would fit perfectly into that model.


But KLM and Cityhopper is filling that role now. No need to buy another airline,

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by Clydenairways
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain
Replies: 221
Views: 27053

Re: Irish 11/18: Sciathain na Samhain

Skyblue39 wrote:
With Cobalt gone, could there be room for Aer Lingus to start a LCA-DUB?


Don't Ryanair already go to Paphos?

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by Clydenairways
Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying
Replies: 260
Views: 28512

Re: Irish 10/18: Fourth quarter flying

LOS could be a good addition - good sized Nigerian community in Ireland, and Nigeria is the largest producer of oil in Africa, so I'm sure there's an okay sized Irish expat community out there as well. However Aer Lingus specifically ordered the A321LR to serve secondary destinations in North Ameri...

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by Clydenairways
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet2 757 Fleet Replacement
Replies: 48
Views: 11017

Re: Jet2 757 Fleet Replacement

I think the Max 8 200 would be the perfect size for them. No need for them to keep two types in the fleet anymore. The 757 was more needed back when they just had the 733 in the fleet. The Max 200 is a perfect all rounder for them. While the capacity of the max 10 might be useful but they can still ...

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by Clydenairways
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Key airport for A310 during its heydays
Replies: 5
Views: 1002

Re: Key airport for A310 during its heydays

I would say LHR had a huge variety as well. AF,KL,LH,SR,TK,PA,KQ,CY,KU,WT,RJ,TP to name a few.

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by Clydenairways
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 33192

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

So what are the target cities that are guaranteed to be added with out fail. If they ordered these planes for that purpose why don't we have a list of guaranteed cites and time frame. We have planes on order but really markets that are guaranteed service which means nothing is set in stone. Already...

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by Clydenairways
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 33192

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

I wonder if Ryanair would ever consider ORK- BRU now that they have operations in the main airport?

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by Clydenairways
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air adds MAD-BOS/EWR/YYZ
Replies: 59
Views: 6544

Re: Primera Air adds MAD-BOS/EWR/YYZ

Primera seem to be launching routes all over the place, hope they have deep pockets like Norwegian. They have already dropped routes from BHX so I wonder how long this strategy will last.

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by Clydenairways
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation
Replies: 367
Views: 33192

Re: Irish 9/18: Autumnal aviation

If both are 757s (??) is the LH fleet fully committed for next year or are there more announcements to come I wonder ...... YUL bookable on the website from 8th August 2019. Flights operated by A321LR. Odd timings though: EI99 dep. DUB 18:50, arr. YUL 20:50 EI98 dep. YUL 22:20, arr. DUB 09:40+1 I t...

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by Clydenairways
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12528

Re: Aer Lingus rumor - announcement 9/12

With what aircraft? Those routes are pushing it to undoable for A330s. JNB, NRT/HND, and HKG are well within the range of the A330-200. http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=DUB-JNB%2C+DUB-NRT%2C+DUB-HKG&R=7250nm%40DUB&MS=wls&DU=mi Aer Lingus doesn’t have 242t A332s. I’m sure that either one cou...

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by Clydenairways
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12528

Re: Unconfirmed: EI to MSP

A333MSPtoAMS wrote:
It looks like it will be operated by B757 aircraft


Yeah, the NEO,s probably won’t be around until the later part of next year.

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by Clydenairways
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair recruiting pilots in Argentina
Replies: 10
Views: 1726

Re: Ryanair recruiting pilots in Argentina

To the already tight market for pilots in Argentina (with Norwegian, Flybondi, Avianca and LASA hiring) a newcomer is arriving; Ryanair. I am not sure if they are planning similar events in other countries in the region. https://s22.postimg.cc/ts8bt8vb5/Ryanair-_Roadshow-_Argentina.jpg Interesting ...

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by Clydenairways
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 33209

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

I have no doubt that on certain routes EI will bring in more of these WX type of deals to feed its TATL services in the DUBHUB. Its a very logical progression. Who else were you thinking of? Cheers, C. I think EI should have a few different regional carriers on their books, not just one or two. It ...

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by Clydenairways
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair recruiting pilots in Argentina
Replies: 10
Views: 1726

Re: Ryanair recruiting pilots in Argentina

To the already tight market for pilots in Argentina (with Norwegian, Flybondi, Avianca and LASA hiring) a newcomer is arriving; Ryanair. I am not sure if they are planning similar events in other countries in the region. https://s22.postimg.cc/ts8bt8vb5/Ryanair-_Roadshow-_Argentina.jpg Interesting ...

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by Clydenairways
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus to East Asia - will it happen?
Replies: 28
Views: 3407

Re: Aer Lingus to East Asia - will it happen?

This topic has been done to death in the Irish thread and the answers are as similar here as they were in that thread. Ha - people often said the same thing about DUB - Asia flights, but then CX and HU launched DUB nearly at the same time. As an aside, not everyone reads the dedicated Irish thread,...

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by Clydenairways
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 212576

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Is these any update on the landing gear strut design for the B737-10 MAX? Any better images available yet of what it will look like?

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by Clydenairways
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP's last A340 flight: Feb 14, 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 1357

Re: TAP's last A340 flight: Feb 14, 2019

That's a shame, the TAP A340 was a nice looking machine particularly in the original colours.

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by Clydenairways
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Syrian Arab Airlines To Order Irkut MC-21
Replies: 29
Views: 6009

Re: Syrian Arab Airlines To Order Irkut MC-21

Are there any operational airports still working in Syria, i would have guessed a lot of damage occurred over the last number of years?

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by Clydenairways
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EgyptAir updates freighter fleet with A332 P2F
Replies: 15
Views: 2268

Re: EgyptAir updates freighter fleet with A332 P2F

I'm surprised the A330-200 hasn't been more successful as a freighter so far, it seems to be a good replacement to match the DC10-30 which was a good all rounder. The problem is that the 763ERF from below and the 772LRF from above are both excellent DC10/MD10/MD11 replacements, too. And you still g...

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qf789 wrote:
First A321neo for British Airways G-NEOP

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https://twitter.com/Tobias_Gudat/status ... 3546399745


Which engines will be on this BA A321neo?

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by Clydenairways
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EgyptAir updates freighter fleet with A332 P2F
Replies: 15
Views: 2268

Re: EgyptAir updates freighter fleet with A332 P2F

I'm surprised the A330-200 hasn't been more successful as a freighter so far, it seems to be a good replacement to match the DC10-30 which was a good all rounder.

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by Clydenairways
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 33209

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

... they will increase flying to Canary Islands from 24 to 28 weekly next year. That's hardly anything, and in any event, it's not a zero-sum game - can't they fly the holiday routes at off-peak times (like night-time), and fly the premium business routes during the peak day-times? If they improved...

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by Clydenairways
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 33209

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

Yes EI seems only interested in bucket and spade and leaves the business cities to others. No Business class, lousy frequent flyer programme and less than special lounges Mind you expensive enough bucket and spade fares this year! Concentrating on bucket and spade destinations isn't a great strateg...

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by Clydenairways
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 33209

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

I'm looking forward to seeing what new routes Aer Lingus announce in the next few weeks. I'd bet on LAS ( leisure market, like MCO) and DFW ( AA connections ). In the future, new routes I expect from DUB: (Obviously not all of them) North America : Europe : GOT -DY/SK/EI LIS -TP WAW -EI/W6/LO MXP -...

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by Clydenairways
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 293
Views: 44774

Re: A Hifly Airbus 380 landed on OSL today

It’s on approach to LGW now.

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by Clydenairways
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/18: An august institution
Replies: 443
Views: 33209

Re: Irish 8/18: An august institution

BDL ... No feed but guaranteed money if they fail to meet expectations and they have claimed some already. The point still stands - EI's strategy with North America isn't solely to have feed at both ends. DUB - YYZ and DUB - MIA are other examples of this, which DUB - DTW may align with (albeit wit...

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by Clydenairways
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/18: Heatwave madness!
Replies: 270
Views: 28228

Re: Irish 7/18: Heatwave madness!

Thanks Jamie, When operating out of BHD about 10 years ago, Ryainair complained that they could not operate longer routes to Europe because of runway restrictions. They argued for a runway extension, which was not delivered, and gave this as one of the reasons for eventually pulling out of BHD. BHD...

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by Clydenairways
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SDQ 1983
Replies: 11
Views: 2076

Re: SDQ 1983

Surprised AF or LH didn’t fly there.

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by Clydenairways
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus delivers first 280t a350 to Iberia
Replies: 61
Views: 15070

Re: IB A350

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ec-mxv
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It’s been flying to LHR for the last 3 days now.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ec-mxv

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by Clydenairways
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft types without any preserved examples
Replies: 45
Views: 3155

Re: Aircraft types without any preserved examples

Saunders Roe Princess

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by Clydenairways
Thu May 24, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17915

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

Although the strip is important, the surrounding infrastructure is even more so. Now, it’s harly likely that Galway would ever become a Kai-Tak airport with L-1011s and 742s screaming between skyscrapers, but still. When does the councillor think there might be a market? Does he really think an air...

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by Clydenairways
Fri May 04, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying
Replies: 129
Views: 17915

Re: Irish 5/18 : Mayflying

https://www.flickr.com/photos/n707pm/27 ... 58/in/feed
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New paint job on EI-GEY EI A330. There was a bit of discussion on here about livery standards after the Air Italy A330 paint rejection.
What do you think?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/n707pm/27 ... 58/in/feed

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by Clydenairways
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: McDonnell 220
Replies: 84
Views: 12314

Re: McDonnell 220

Could be totally wrong....but I recall this being the Corporate Jet for some long gone Airline & it's Exec's pre deregulation. Eastern, Pan Am, or Continental...maybe even Braniff (Looks like a Harding Lawrence kinda "thing")....again, I could be very wrong. Continental had the Sabrel...

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by Clydenairways
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Embaer "M-Shaped" Yoke
Replies: 4
Views: 2055

Re: Embaer "M-Shaped" Yoke

Hi, Does anyone know of any single-engined prop aircraft have an Embraer-styled yoke (This design is also employed on the Aerospatiale Concorde & DeHaviland Trident aircraft)? Thanks TrainNutter [img]Embraer%20E190%20Cockpit[/img] [imgAerospatiale Concorde Cockpit][/img] [img]DeHavilend%20DH121...

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by Clydenairways
Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks
Replies: 236
Views: 28150

Re: Irish 3/18: Snowploughs and Shamrocks

shamrock350 wrote:

Speaking of which, here's the first official rendering.


I wonder if the engines will be changed to the LEAP ?

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by Clydenairways
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus announce new uniforms for Spring '19
Replies: 26
Views: 4825

Re: Aer Lingus announce new uniforms for Spring '19

As I understand it, the plan is to do a total corporate identity overhaul, not just uniforms. It is intended that IAG carriers will have a similar livery, so that aircraft can be shared between them, in order to allow best use of assets. Thus, the new EI and ultimately, the new BA livery, will be s...

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by Clydenairways
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 429887

Re: Boeing releases NMA-6X 797 Concept_ March 2018

The previous NMA topic is getting very long in the tooth and was started 5 months, 1000+ posts ago. http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1374685 Luckely John Ostrower / Boeing gives us fresh new input. :bigthumbsup: https://jonostrower.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Screenshot-201...

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