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by col
Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Changes To UK Air Pax Duty In March
Replies: 2
Views: 1344

RE: Changes To UK Air Pax Duty In March

They need the money to pay for all the LHR R3 committees. Sick of this tax.

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Tue Feb 23, 2016 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Telegraph: A380 May Have Been A Mistake Part 2
Replies: 280
Views: 31995

RE: The Telegraph: A380 May Have Been A Mistake Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Matt6461" class="quote" target="_blank">Matt6461</a> (<a href="#79" class="quote">Reply 79</a>):<br/><i>You're conflating the issue at hand. It'...

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Tue Feb 23, 2016 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Telegraph: A380 May Have Been A Mistake Part 2
Replies: 280
Views: 31995

RE: The Telegraph: A380 May Have Been A Mistake Part 2

380 not a mistake. Want to arrive fresh and ready to go, take a 340/380. Want to arrive feeling like crap take a 77W. My rule of thumb. Even <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> 77W suck when compared with their 380. Now I wish they would put them on the <acronym title="Manchester - Inte...

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Tue Feb 16, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA Signs 10 Year Fhstsp Contract For A380 Fleet
Replies: 19
Views: 10601

RE: SIA Signs 10 Year Fhstsp Contract For A380 Fleet

Hopefully for the 19 they have, the new 5 units will be a new contract and then more to come please. By far the best long haul frame they have.

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by col
Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sichuan Airlines Plans LAX Service
Replies: 21
Views: 6651

RE: Sichuan Airlines Plans LAX Service

Jinan is the Capital of Shandong Province, but would have expected Qingdao to have been the preferred choice to pick up pax and fuel?

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by col
Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was So Wrong With Tower Air?
Replies: 57
Views: 18343

RE: What Was So Wrong With Tower Air?

Flew then in 1997 <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>. Other than their Terminal being a Hangar they were quite all right. From memo...

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Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Increases AMS-KUL To 10x Week In S16
Replies: 9
Views: 3906

RE: KLM Increases AMS-KUL To 10x Week In S16

I am sure they could find a more profitable destination for their 77W and put the 744 to <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WMKK), Malaysia">KUL</acronym>, please.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="...

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by col
Thu Feb 04, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump 752 Emergency Landing At BNA
Replies: 107
Views: 30906

RE: Trump 752 Emergency Landing At BNA

Sorry you guys in Little Rock, the RR guys tried their best, but in the end he made it.

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by col
Wed Feb 03, 2016 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing - 2014-2017
Replies: 1299
Views: 241135

RE: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing - Part 4

Mario, brilliant and interesting. Makes A.net a better place with information like this instead of the BS topics that go on and on and on. Thank you my friend.

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by col
Tue Feb 02, 2016 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 56
Replies: 44
Views: 16667

RE: MAN News 56

I have used <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="Boston - General Edward Lawrence Logan International (BOS / KBOS), USA - Massachusetts">BOS</acronym>-<acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Fie...

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by col
Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Starting 787 Service To MAN!
Replies: 37
Views: 12422

RE: AA Starting 787 Service To MAN!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Miami" class="quote" target="_blank">Miami</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Where's the 787 love for <acronym title="Miami -...

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by col
Sun Jan 31, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 At HNL: Infrastructure?
Replies: 42
Views: 10336

RE: A380 At HNL: Infrastructure?

Maybe the <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> Terminal Planning Committee could go see mariner at <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym>, and have him show how...

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by col
Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Cabin Temperature On Turkish Long Haul
Replies: 13
Views: 4330

RE: Cabin Temperature On Turkish Long Haul

Don't think he mentioned a friend from China, he does have a Thai friend though. 

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by col
Mon Jan 25, 2016 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 13
Replies: 206
Views: 68742

RE: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 13

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bycac" class="quote" target="_blank">bycac</a> (<a href="#144" class="quote">Reply 144</a>):<br/><i>First flight will be soon !!!</i></font></td...

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by col
Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Retired Last 735 - 8 733s Active Till 10/2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3827

RE: LH Retired Last 735 - 8 733s Active Till 10/2016

Flew <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym> to <acronym title="Manchester - International (Ringway) (MAN / EGCC), United Kingdom AND Nampa - Municipal (Ritchey Field) (MAN), USA - Idaho">MAN</acronym> on 733 Dec 19th, very nice inside and on time...

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by col
Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wojick: A320neo Vs 737 MAX Has Yet To Begin
Replies: 268
Views: 24155

RE: Wojick: A320neo Vs 737 MAX Has Yet To Begin

Now what would be cool is if the First flight of the max was the same day as LH got the neo.  

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by col
Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wojick: A320neo Vs 737 MAX Has Yet To Begin
Replies: 268
Views: 24155

RE: Wojick: A320neo Vs 737 MAX Has Yet To Begin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B777LRF" class="quote" target="_blank">B777LRF</a> (<a href="#96" class="quote">Reply 96</a>):<br/><i>Not quite. The neo was, and is, a great id...

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by col
Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wojick: A320neo Vs 737 MAX Has Yet To Begin
Replies: 268
Views: 24155

RE: Wojick: A320neo Vs 737 MAX Has Yet To Begin

Looking at it realistically, both the neo and max were great ideas, and the orders will continue to come in. The update of older frames actually works very well. max has won orders from Airbus customers and neo from Boeing, so both must look good. It will be interesting to see where engine developme...

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by col
Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: A380 Marketing Hurts A350 Sales
Replies: 224
Views: 23417

RE: Leeham: A380 Marketing Hurts A350 Sales

Please, please, please mods, put this topic out of its misery!

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by col
Sun Jan 17, 2016 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orders Likely To Be Cancelled/ntu – A380
Replies: 4
Views: 9023

RE: Orders Likely To Be Cancelled/ntu – A380

Please do a search and find all the existing 380 topics, they repeat this topic over and over and over and over again.

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by col
Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: A380 Marketing Hurts A350 Sales
Replies: 224
Views: 23417

RE: Leeham: A380 Marketing Hurts A350 Sales

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NAV30" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV30</a> (<a href="#205" class="quote">Reply 205</a>):<br/><i>Neither depressed nor biased, col, as far as...

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by col
Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: A380 Marketing Hurts A350 Sales
Replies: 224
Views: 23417

RE: Leeham: A380 Marketing Hurts A350 Sales

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NAV30" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV30</a> (<a href="#200" class="quote">Reply 200</a>):<br/><i>But actually I meant the opposite, that the ...

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by col
Sat Jan 16, 2016 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2015 Orders - Part 5
Replies: 171
Views: 27715

RE: Airbus And Boeing 2015 Orders - Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#138" class="quote">Reply 138</a>):<br/><i>So can a moderator append the title of thi...

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by col
Sat Jan 16, 2016 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1486
Views: 198826

RE: A380 Production Thread Part 22

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Matt6461" class="quote" target="_blank">Matt6461</a> (<a href="#175" class="quote">Reply 175</a>):<br/><i>Ok. But it still seems premature to sa...

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by col
Thu Jan 14, 2016 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did The BAC 1-11 End Up In Nigeria?
Replies: 21
Views: 7498

RE: Why Did The BAC 1-11 End Up In Nigeria?

In those days the Nigerians appreciated quality.  

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by col
Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russell Crowe Fuming At Virgin Australia
Replies: 55
Views: 16506

RE: Russell Crowe Fuming At Virgin Australia

Great Advertising for Virgin Australia, well done for putting him straight and other passengers are kept safe.

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by col
Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAC 1-11 Customers
Replies: 99
Views: 11752

RE: BAC 1-11 Customers

BCAL also operated the 200 series from BUA. I managed to fly on all versions with BA, BR, DA and EI. Safe, reliable and good looking.

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by col
Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR Man Stabbed Himself In The Head
Replies: 7
Views: 2110

RE: LHR Man Stabbed Himself In The Head

Is LHR that bad these days???

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by col
Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Ends KUL
Replies: 20
Views: 10384

RE: Lufthansa Ends KUL

This is bad news for 2 reasons. Losing Star carrier and A340.

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by col
Wed Dec 09, 2015 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 407430

RE: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 8

Why would anyone take a new product with a fault which will effect your operation negatively. Better to wait a couple of weeks for the correction, than have a plane holding up traffic while it runs engines for an additional 3 mins at start up. I am sure Qatar, Airbus and <acronym title="Precision Ai...

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by col
Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Mulls DXB-CAN A380 Upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 1409

RE: EK Mulls DXB-CAN A380 Upgrade

77W to 380, very wise decision and the more 380's the merrier.

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by col
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 Abandoned 747s In KUL?
Replies: 39
Views: 25333

RE: 3 Abandoned 747s In KUL?

ARH is going nowhere, it is actually holding the tarmac down in place. <acronym title="Arkhangelsk - Talagi (ARH / ULAA), Russia">ARH</acronym> also looks like it started the break-up phase and then everything stopped. The other two have not moved since I got here in 2010, tires probably have more f...

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by col
Mon Dec 07, 2015 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France 747 Farewell Flight Jan 14 2016
Replies: 52
Views: 16716

RE: Air France 747 Farewell Flight Jan 14 2016

Not my favorite airline, but sad to see an Iconic and wonderful lady leaving another airline.

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by col
Thu Dec 03, 2015 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines Strikes A Deal With Emirates
Replies: 69
Views: 22163

RE: Malaysia Airlines Strikes A Deal With Emirates

Hopefully MH can use the 380 to DXB, EK bring back the 380 to the route and get rid of their 77W/773.

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by col
Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirNZ Has Fun With AA/QF CEO's
Replies: 21
Views: 7489

RE: AirNZ Has Fun With AA/QF CEO's

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

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by col
Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 55
Replies: 113
Views: 29797

RE: MAN News 55

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/david_itl" class="quote" target="_blank">david_itl</a> (<a href="#84" class="quote">Reply 84</a>):<br/><i>After all, they indicated that only <a...

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by col
Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any 2-5-2 Configuration Left?
Replies: 40
Views: 11453

RE: Any 2-5-2 Configuration Left?

MH is still 2-5-2, which is still better than 3-4-3.

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by col
Wed Oct 14, 2015 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Sticking With 747s On AMS-LAX/SFO. Why?
Replies: 34
Views: 12827

RE: KLM Sticking With 747s On AMS-LAX/SFO. Why?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airplane" class="quote" target="_blank">airplane</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>I just flew the KLM 777-200 on 11.5 hour...

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by col
Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Sticking With 747s On AMS-LAX/SFO. Why?
Replies: 34
Views: 12827

RE: KLM Sticking With 747s On AMS-LAX/SFO. Why?

I think you mean down grade.

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by col
Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS To Keep Name; But New Brand Starting December
Replies: 170
Views: 43451

RE: MAS To Keep Name; But New Brand Starting December

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aerohottie" class="quote" target="_blank">aerohottie</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Too expensive to repaint aircraft... i...

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by col
Thu Oct 01, 2015 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN News 55
Replies: 113
Views: 29797

RE: MAN News 55

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/david_itl" class="quote" target="_blank">david_itl</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>As reported in the Shanghai Daly News,...

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by col
Wed Sep 30, 2015 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Retires Final A340-500 3rd October
Replies: 142
Views: 34516

RE: Emirates Retires Final A340-500 3rd October

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/USAirALB" class="quote" target="_blank">USAirALB</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Could someone explain what the aesthetic...

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by col
Tue Sep 29, 2015 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Retires Final A340-500 3rd October
Replies: 142
Views: 34516

RE: Emirates Retires Final A340-500 3rd October

Shame that the economics weren't there, the 343/345 on EK much more comfortable/quiet than the 77W.

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by col
Sun Sep 27, 2015 4:22 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1690
Views: 163219

RE: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Max+Q" class="quote" target="_blank">Max Q</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i>Conventional (no hard limit) flight controls m...

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by col
Mon Sep 21, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dragon Air A330 Hard Landing In Penang, 16 Sept 15
Replies: 20
Views: 16143

RE: Dragon Air A330 Hard Landing In Penang, 16 Sept 15

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Max+Q" class="quote" target="_blank">Max Q</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Interesting how many Airbii over the years have ...

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by col
Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Analysts Call 31 July 15 A380 Update
Replies: 18
Views: 10931

RE: Airbus Analysts Call 31 July 15 A380 Update

And here we have this weeks 380 post, using old information, getting old replies which are a repeat from the last 380 topic. Can we please wait for new news and stop digging up this historical stuff. Same goes for 748 and 787.

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by col
Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK 2 Class A380 To MAN, LGW To Go All 3 Class A380
Replies: 30
Views: 7646

RE: EK 2 Class A380 To MAN, LGW To Go All 3 Class A380

Was hoping for 3 x 380 into MAN. The 77W maybe carry more freight, but the noise and cramped seating make the PAX feel like freight too.

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by col
Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'A350 Launch Issues And Delays' Discussion
Replies: 214
Views: 32901

RE: 'A350 Launch Issues And Delays' Discussion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MrHMSH" class="quote" target="_blank">MrHMSH</a> (<a href="#201" class="quote">Reply 201</a>):<br/><i>Quoting NAV30 (Reply 191): Call me 'old-fa...

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by col
Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'A350 Launch Issues And Delays' Discussion
Replies: 214
Views: 32901

RE: 'A350 Launch Issues And Delays' Discussion

When we have so many replies starting with Blah, Blah, Blah, it is time to stop this A v B <acronym title="British International Helicopters">BS</acronym>. The record has been stuck from when the topic started, which is when this topic should have been stopped.  <img src="http://cdn-www.airline...

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by col
Sat Sep 05, 2015 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'A350 Launch Issues And Delays' Discussion
Replies: 214
Views: 32901

RE: 'A350 Launch Issues And Delays' Discussion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MrHMSH" class="quote" target="_blank">MrHMSH</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i>To summarise and paraphrase some key points ...

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