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by Rattibone
Tue Feb 13, 2007 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Airways News Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 4567

RE: Etihad Airways News Thread

Here's another from <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> News: Effective June 1, 2007 Ethiad will begin non-stop service from Abu Dhabi to Toronto three times per week using their Airbus A340-500 aircraft. Flights will arriv...

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by Rattibone
Sun Aug 20, 2006 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ T1
Replies: 34
Views: 4715

RE: YYZ T1

January 28, 2007. <acronym title="Lotus Air (Egypt) and Thai Air Cargo">T2</acronym> main building will be closed for good and all <acronym title="Acapulco - General Juan N. Alvarez International (ACA / MMAA), Mexico">ACA</acronym> operations as well as the other carriers that use T1 and IFT will al...

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by Rattibone
Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada, Britain Sign Open Skies Agreement
Replies: 71
Views: 9146

RE: Canada, Britain Sign Open Skies Agreement

No, I don't think so. I think it applies only to Canadian and UK airlines. Here's the Canadian gov't release

CANADA AND THE UNITED
KINGDOM TO FLY THE "OPEN SKIES"]

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by Rattibone
Sat Apr 22, 2006 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada, Britain Sign Open Skies Agreement
Replies: 71
Views: 9146

Canada, Britain Sign Open Skies Agreement

Canada, Britain Sign Open Skies Agreement

Wow. This is awesome news for all airlines in Canada and the UK.

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by Rattibone
Wed Apr 19, 2006 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Witnessed A Plane Crash?
Replies: 117
Views: 20961

RE: Has Anyone Witnessed A Plane Crash?

I'm not the only one who witnessed the crashes at the Canadian International Airshow....1989 with the Snowbirds and in 1995 with the Nimrod.

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by Rattibone
Tue Feb 07, 2006 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 To Visit Iqaluit In The Next Few Days
Replies: 42
Views: 11150

RE: A380 To Visit Iqaluit In The Next Few Days

Go to http://www.cbc.ca/north and you will see some pics

Not much but that is YFB in the background...awesome

[Edited 2006-02-06 21:08:15]

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by Rattibone
Tue Feb 07, 2006 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 To Visit Iqaluit In The Next Few Days
Replies: 42
Views: 11150

RE: A380 To Visit Iqaluit In The Next Few Days

Should be on the ground as I write this. Hopefully some pics will follow.

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by Rattibone
Tue Jan 31, 2006 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC A340 In LAX Tomorrow (31Jan)
Replies: 34
Views: 7599

RE: AC A340 In LAX Tomorrow (31Jan)

Sorry to burst bubbles for those in LAX but ACA went back to a 763 for ACA791 for the 31st.

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by Rattibone
Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Observation Decks Still Open?
Replies: 85
Views: 8960

RE: Any Observation Decks Still Open?

YWG has one with a feed to ATC. It's free and accessible from the public side. It's a bit distant but a very good view. <acronym title="Halifax - International (YHZ / CYHZ), Canada - Nova Scotia">YHZ</acronym> has one too from the public side. You have a good view of traffic arr and dep off 6/24 and...

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by Rattibone
Mon Jan 23, 2006 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetbridges Without Wheels (Fixed To The Ground)
Replies: 40
Views: 8838

RE: Jetbridges Without Wheels (Fixed To The Ground)

Some gates at Terminal 2 at YYZ are still fixed bridges. All of old T1 were fixed as well.

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by Rattibone
Tue Dec 06, 2005 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident At LGA? Dec 5
Replies: 2
Views: 2471

Incident At LGA? Dec 5

According to FAA traffic website LGA has a ground stop due to rwy closure/incident. I'm searching and haven't heard anything...anyone has anything?

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by Rattibone
Tue Oct 04, 2005 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intl Connection At YYZ: How Is It Like?
Replies: 6
Views: 3987

RE: Intl Connection At YYZ: How Is It Like?

It's a bit of a trip but here goes. It all depends on who you are flying. If you are flying Air Canada into the infield terminal, there is a seperate bus over there that will take you to Terminal 2 to clear customs over there. Once there, you can then go to U.S. PreClearance to get pre-cleared there...

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by Rattibone
Wed Aug 10, 2005 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tight Connection YYZ / AC Beverage Service
Replies: 19
Views: 2736

RE: Tight Connection YYZ / AC Beverage Service

It depends on the carrier. Who are you flying? Where are you coming from?

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by Rattibone
Fri Aug 05, 2005 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Does Not Meet International Standards - ALPA
Replies: 47
Views: 7543

YYZ Does Not Meet International Standards - ALPA

Aren't we all forgetting our spotters paradise at <acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym>? YOu mean to tell me that runway at the end has a clearway and that hundreds of tourists lie on that beach day in and day out are in a safe...

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by Rattibone
Tue Aug 02, 2005 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 777 Overnighting @ YYZ?
Replies: 7
Views: 3239

RE: BA 777 Overnighting @ YYZ?

Mechanical...parked on infield cargo area.

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by Rattibone
Tue Jun 07, 2005 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZA 777 Today (Jun 7) At YYZ
Replies: 3
Views: 2798

AZA 777 Today (Jun 7) At YYZ

AZA 650 from Rome ETA 1351 using a 777-200

Bring cameras if interested.

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by Rattibone
Sat May 14, 2005 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Weekend @ YYZ -- Can Someone Help?
Replies: 8
Views: 2777

RE: Big Weekend @ YYZ -- Can Someone Help?

Ok. <acronym title="Air India">AI</acronym> - May 15 .Arr 1845. Boeing 777 AMX - May 14. Arr 1500 Boeing 737-700 with winglets Euro - Heard its subbing MPH May 14. Arr 1725 Boeing 767-300 ATA - Charter for SSV Arr 1535 May 14. Boeing 757-300 <acronym title="Anderson - Regional (County) (AND / KAND),...

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by Rattibone
Tue May 10, 2005 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ T1 Pier F?
Replies: 21
Views: 3577

RE: YYZ T1 Pier F?

Back to the question in mind only 1 gate at Pier F is going to be able to handle the A380. I know this because I saw the drawings with the gate mixes.

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by Rattibone
Thu Apr 21, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Daily Flights Between 2 Cities
Replies: 134
Views: 17631

RE: Most Daily Flights Between 2 Cities

YYZ-<acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (Dorval) (YUL / CYUL), Canada - Quebec">YUL</acronym> is quite heavy Air Canada <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>-<acronym title="Montreal - Pierre Ellio...

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by Rattibone
Wed Feb 02, 2005 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gimli Glider
Replies: 18
Views: 4814

RE: Gimli Glider

C-GAUN fin 604 is still in service today.....

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by Rattibone
Sun Jan 16, 2005 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unforgettable Memories: Boarding 727 Through Tail!
Replies: 60
Views: 9496

RE: Unforgettable Memories: Boarding 727 Through Tail!

If you still want to board through a tail of a 727, First Air does it all the time since all their fleet are combis, pax loading via an airport bridge can't be allowed. Lots of fun...

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by Rattibone
Fri Nov 19, 2004 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Air Canada Service In YZF And YFB?
Replies: 13
Views: 6968

RE: Why No Air Canada Service In YZF And YFB?

"First Air code shares with Air Canada and I think CDN North does too"

First Air used to codehare with Air Canada when 7F took over NWT Air from Air Canada. Once that deal was done, within a year or so, the codeshares no longer exist.

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by Rattibone
Tue Nov 09, 2004 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Get US Cancelled RJ Orders?
Replies: 22
Views: 3488

RE: Who Will Get US Cancelled RJ Orders?

ACA Jazz has picked up some of US Airways CRJ-200s

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by Rattibone
Wed Sep 08, 2004 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Spotting Sept 4-5 For CNE Airshow
Replies: 90
Views: 6460

RE: YYZ Spotting Sept 4-5 For CNE Airshow

Lglive, This occured at around 9:45 this morning when both B1 bombers were leaving. The first one experienced the aborted takeoff. The second bomber didn't leave until the other was towed back to the CDF. The first B1 came back to the CDF at around 12:00pm. The second B1 departed without incident at...

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by Rattibone
Tue Sep 07, 2004 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Spotting Sept 4-5 For CNE Airshow
Replies: 90
Views: 6460

RE: YYZ Spotting Sept 4-5 For CNE Airshow

Well it's the day after....and there has been action.

The B1 just rejected its takeoff. Full burn, awesome show, then nothing...silence. Emerg crews on site short of rwy 23.

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by Rattibone
Fri Sep 03, 2004 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Spotting Sept 4-5 For CNE Airshow
Replies: 90
Views: 6460

RE: YYZ Spotting Sept 4-5 For CNE Airshow

Media flights going tomorrow Gomes so the Snowbirds should be flying. Not sure about the others but it would be nice if they did go and do practice runs. Oh, as of 2115, the Super Hornet is here. Therefore I believe all the <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CY...

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by Rattibone
Fri Sep 03, 2004 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Spotting Sept 4-5 For CNE Airshow
Replies: 90
Views: 6460

RE: YYZ Spotting Sept 4-5 For CNE Airshow

FYI... Two B-1B, 3 T-38 Talons, 2 A-10s, 1 CF-18, 1 F-14 Tomcat and the Snowbirds are in <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> as of 1930 Thursday. The Super Hornets still have to arrive. All aircraft except the Snowbirds are...

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by Rattibone
Fri Jul 30, 2004 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World MD11 @ YYZ Right NOW!
Replies: 8
Views: 2180

RE: World MD11 @ YYZ Right NOW!

Hey all.

I was going in to talk to some co-workers and sure enough....THERE WERE TWO! I'm not kidding. Sorry, I forgot to mention this before....

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by Rattibone
Tue Jul 27, 2004 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Meetup On Friday July 30th
Replies: 173
Views: 6835

RE: YYZ Meetup On Friday July 30th

I'm in. I would like to see some faces that match the names. 1630 at Wendy's. Friday night. See you there.

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by Rattibone
Sun Jul 25, 2004 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetsgo Emergency Landing @ YYZ 7/23
Replies: 26
Views: 4173

RE: Jetsgo Emergency Landing @ YYZ 7/23

Slawko, Ummm.....you think I'm joking about the gear doors? I was here, I saw it land and it was CLEARLY EVIDENT that the main gear doors were wide open therefore creating a ton of drag underneath the plane. Look at any landing photos...the landing gear doors open to bring out the gear and they clos...

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by Rattibone
Sun Jul 25, 2004 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetsgo Emergency Landing @ YYZ 7/23
Replies: 26
Views: 4173

RE: Jetsgo Emergency Landing @ YYZ 7/23

Landing gear doors was the problem. No compressor problems at all. The main gear doors were not closed. This was the problem.

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by Rattibone
Sun Jul 25, 2004 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetsgo Emergency Landing @ YYZ 7/23
Replies: 26
Views: 4173

RE: Jetsgo Emergency Landing @ YYZ 7/23

Landing gear problem. The landing gear doors on the main gear didn't close therefore creating major drag on the aircraft.

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by Rattibone
Wed May 26, 2004 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Daimler-Chrysler A319 Today YYZ!
Replies: 4
Views: 2094

RE: Daimler-Chrysler A319 Today YYZ!

Not sure on the reason why it's coming.

ETA now: 1340.

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by Rattibone
Wed May 26, 2004 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Daimler-Chrysler A319 Today YYZ!
Replies: 4
Views: 2094

Daimler-Chrysler A319 Today YYZ!

Hey all. Date: May 26, 2004 ETA: 1300 Parking at infield terminal. Bring cameras. This is the baby coming today <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/526001/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/526001/M/" target="_blank">View...

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by Rattibone
Sat May 22, 2004 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Judge Extends Air Canada Creditor Protection To Se
Replies: 0
Views: 2558

Judge Extends Air Canada Creditor Protection To Se

http://www.cbc.ca/stories/2004/05/21/business/aircan_040521 TORONTO - Air Canada on Friday won a four-month extension of its court-ordered creditor protection, a day after the airline reached a tentative cost-cutting deal with the Canadian Auto Workers. Justice John Farley issued the extension in a ...

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by Rattibone
Fri May 21, 2004 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Saved : AC/CAW Reach Agreement
Replies: 24
Views: 4109

RE: Air Canada Saved : AC/CAW Reach Agreement

Even though they reached an agreement, you never know what they will say in front of Judge Farley tomorrow (Friday). If <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> asks for an extension, GECAS has made it clear, they don't want an extension of bankruptcy protection and they may walk. Now Air Canada has...

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by Rattibone
Mon May 10, 2004 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gate-Sharing
Replies: 26
Views: 2893

RE: Gate-Sharing

Hello all. <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym> is very big on gate sharing. All of Terminal 3 is common use gates. Once Air Canada left their domestic operation out of Terminal 2, 10 gates that were left are now common use ...

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by Rattibone
Tue Apr 06, 2004 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Infield Terminal
Replies: 6
Views: 2862

RE: YYZ Infield Terminal

I think B-747's description is a bit rough. Remember, it's a TEMPORARY facility and will be used until the new Pier F opens. For a temporary facility, it's not that bad at all. It has everything you need - duty free, two eating estabilshments, a business area lounge, and a smoking area. The Maple Le...

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by Rattibone
Mon Apr 05, 2004 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Spotting April 4th
Replies: 33
Views: 3424

RE: YYZ Spotting April 4th

Hey all. I guess I will be watching all you guys from across the way up the new tower. There is a <acronym title="Tunisair (Tunisia)">TU</acronym>-154 in today but it may have gone by now. It was bringing in the Sikh Holy Scriptures or something today. Hope you all get a chance to see it. Bring a co...

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by Rattibone
Sun Apr 04, 2004 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports In Movies
Replies: 93
Views: 12037

RE: Airports In Movies

YMX was the scene for "The Whole Nine Yards" as well.

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by Rattibone
Tue Mar 30, 2004 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia 767-200s?
Replies: 10
Views: 3698

Alitalia 767-200s?

Good day to all.

I was hearing that AZ is leasing or purchasing some 767-200s from somewhere. If so, has anyone seen them and are there any registrations available? Any help on this would be appreciated. Thanks.

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by Rattibone
Sat Mar 20, 2004 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 340-600. This thing is huge...
Replies: 25
Views: 7006

Lufthansa 340-600. This thing is huge...

Airbusfan, CaptainGomes

Thought you guys would be at the Wendy's to see her come in. Guess not. I managed to make it and what a sight. It's massive. The engines are huge. Glad to see you saw it leave.

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by Rattibone
Fri Mar 19, 2004 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Lufhansa A340-600 YYZ!
Replies: 4
Views: 3301

RE: The Lufhansa A340-600 YYZ!

Today is the day!

1620 local arrival time. Check the flight trackers.

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by Rattibone
Wed Mar 17, 2004 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Lufhansa A340-600 YYZ!
Replies: 4
Views: 3301

The Lufhansa A340-600 YYZ!

Hello all. Just a friendly reminder to all who have been waiting for this as much as I have.... Lufthansa will be starting its A340-600 service March 18, which is tomorrow at <acronym title="Toronto - Lester B. Pearson International (Malton) (YYZ / CYYZ), Canada - Ontario">YYZ</acronym>! This aircra...

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by Rattibone
Wed Mar 17, 2004 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Initials: What Airline Are You?
Replies: 301
Views: 20336

RE: 2 Initials: What Airline Are You?

NR NR* ICAO Code: PIR Known As: Pamir Air Full Name: Pamir Air Country: Afghanistan Callsign: Pamir Ok..Lets use NAR for ICAO code. ICAO Code: NAR Known As: Air Continental Full Name: Air Continental, Inc. Country: United States of America Callsign: Night Air

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by Rattibone
Sun Mar 14, 2004 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest Diversion
Replies: 9
Views: 2439

RE: Longest Diversion

A lot of people may not be familiar with Canadian geography but I was on a flight from Winnipeg to Rankin Inlet, Nunavut on First Air. About 20 min into the flight, the plane made a sharp left turn. Seconds after that we were told that we are being diverted to Yellowknife, NWT due to a storm in Rank...

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by Rattibone
Sat Mar 13, 2004 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Polet AN124 At YYZ Today.
Replies: 5
Views: 3232

RE: Polet AN124 At YYZ Today.

MartinairYYZ,

Negative. Offload, refuel. Out at 1830 local to YTR.

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