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by fcogafa
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Ordering - LOIs, MOUs, Options, Firm orders, etc
Replies: 8
Views: 5454

Re: Aircraft Ordering - LOIs, MOUs, Options, Firm orders, etc

A new one to add to the list, from Baltic this week was 'We have agreed to begin discussions.....!!

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by fcogafa
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA reported to be in talks to acquire SQ A380s
Replies: 78
Views: 32665

Re: BA reported to be in talks to acquire SQ A380s

As always on this forum, things are getting carried away. The actual text of the article..... "We are in discussion with a number of potential buyers, including British Airways and a number of other European flag carriers as well as Asian low-cost airlines," Anselm Gehling, Dr Peters' chie...

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by fcogafa
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 430765

Re: Ethiopian interested to order 10-20 Boeing 797s

There seems to be a lot of interest, United, American, JAL, Ethiopian, Qantas have all said they are up for it, Boeing should just do it!

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by fcogafa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders
Replies: 256
Views: 88630

Re: Dubai AIr Show 2017 - Airbus Orders

kurtverbose wrote:
The telegraph reporting it's for 17.


The Telegraph yesterday said::
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Sources close to the pan-European aerospace business say it is likely to be for 17 aircraft, worth between $7bn and $8bn (£5.3bn-£6.1bn), though with options the order could eventually be higher.

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by fcogafa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders
Replies: 256
Views: 88630

Re: Dubai AIr Show 2017 - Airbus Orders

Part of the A380 deal is said to be a part buy back of older frames, I was wondering how that will work if the aircraft are leased

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by fcogafa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 51205

Re: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's

Another image from Boeing's twitter. https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/status/929646122146156544 https://i.imgur.com/qSoyy9n.jpg ps. That's a 787-9.... mistake? or something that hasn't been revealed yet? Good pick up, according to EK's press release they will be configured in both 2 and 3 class ...

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by fcogafa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161963

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

That link leads to a 2014 photo?

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by fcogafa
Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 67754

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

Yes, it was mentioned on the 787 thread. Could make sense as FDB are getting closer to Emirates

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by fcogafa
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders
Replies: 52
Views: 18585

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders

https://www.lesaffaires.com/secteurs-d- ... ies/598196
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There are multiple sources saying the same thing including Egyptian press, quoted here in French:

https://www.lesaffaires.com/secteurs-d- ... ies/598196

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by fcogafa
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 67754

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... rs-443136/
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Boeing are positive...

Boeing's top commercial sales executives expect an "exciting", albeit unpredictable, Dubai air show for aircraft orders

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... rs-443136/

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by fcogafa
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 67754

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

As mentioned on another thread, Flydubai may order some B787s. Egyptair may announce their order for B787s.

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by fcogafa
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161963

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 7s-443084/
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The 5 un-id B787 this week are possibly for Junyeao, Flight says they have 5 options and 5 firm but engines purchased for 10

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 7s-443084/

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by fcogafa
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161963

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Boeing orders in the last 2 weeks.... 'Changes since last update: 69 new orders : (Business Jet / VIP Customer(s) one 737 China Development Bank Fin. for 48 737s and eight 787s Unidentified Customer(s) for two 777s and five 787s WestJet for five 737s In the changes category, reduced 737 orders by 2....

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by fcogafa
Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Retirement Date Set
Replies: 98
Views: 25034

Re: BA 747 Retirement Date Set

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... or-443059/
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BA now saying that the 63 B777 total was a mistake, it included 5 x A321! The 3 replacements seem correct though.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... or-443059/

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by fcogafa
Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production
Replies: 839
Views: 166926

Re: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production

speedbird52 wrote:
This is unrelated but does anyone know why the 767 plant isn't included in the Boeing tour?


Very likely due to the military aspect of the program

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by fcogafa
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New/previously undisclosed Boeing orders to be announced this week.
Replies: 11
Views: 4497

Re: New/previously undisclosed Boeing orders to be announced this week.

The Boeing orders web site skipped a report last week, I wonder if this is connected

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Orders through October 24, 2017
(Next update, including October orders and deliveries results, will be posted on Thursday, November 9, 2017

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by fcogafa
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New/previously undisclosed Boeing orders to be announced this week.
Replies: 11
Views: 4497

Re: New/previously undisclosed Boeing orders to be announced this week.

Quote:

"Expect an announcement of a large sale of Boeing jets, although as is usual with Chinese airplane order news, it may be difficult to discern how much of the order is truly new."

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by fcogafa
Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 62659

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

Nice piece from avaitionanalytics.com on the C100 for EasyJet https://www.aviationanalytics.com/2017/10/23/cseries-give-easyjet-new-zest/ With lines like.... ' Other airlines that are attracted by the efficiency, reliability and comfort offered by the CSeries, but who previously worried about the l...

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by fcogafa
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 62659

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

Is this a clue from today's Times (subscription).. In an article about BMI, a quote from its chief commercial officer ================ Mr Schnadt expects “a bit of M&A, or a joint venture, or an equity event”, which will prompt BMI to do a deal with an existing EU operator to piggy-back its flyi...

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by fcogafa
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 707639

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

am unaware of any major projects that were required SOLELY FOR A380 operations, I'd be interested to hear of any that have actually been built BUT BUT BUT do not quote me any terminal modification projects or "A380 gate" projects as these are NOT required for the aircraft's operation. I r...

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by fcogafa
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Retirement Date Set
Replies: 98
Views: 25034

Re: BA 747 Retirement Date Set

If you look at page 17 of the presentation the chart shows some (4/5?) B777-300 as 'on order' http://phx.corporate-ir.net/External.File?item=UGFyZW50SUQ9MzkzMjE1fENoaWxkSUQ9LTF8VHlwZT0z&t=1&cb=636452658710557042 Page 27 says 18 x A350 and 14 x B787 over next 5 years = 32 +12 A380 + 25 B787 =...

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by fcogafa
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Retirement Date Set
Replies: 98
Views: 25034

Re: BA 747 Retirement Date Set

To work out how many A380s, if you know how many A350s and B787s are deliveries of others due and the total will be 71 Currently 12 x A380s and 25 x B787 = 37 another 18 x B787s by 2021 = 55 ( https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ba-appears-to-switch-787-9s-for-more-8s-434592/) 18 x A350 (if t...

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by fcogafa
Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Has a Secret Weapon for Competing With the Airbus A321
Replies: 83
Views: 22911

Re: Boeing Has a Secret Weapon for Competing With the Airbus A321

BHXLOVER wrote:
I am not sure that Motley Fool can be considered a trusted source. .


I cant remember exactly where I read it, may have been here or Leeham, but this 'agreement' was also mentioned by a US airline exec recently, so there is truth to it

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by fcogafa
Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG could take up to 12 A321LRs for EI
Replies: 83
Views: 16878

Re: IAG to take up to 12 A321LRs for EI

The phrase used in the article is 'COULD' , so the thread title is wrong. Also these might be leased, as the last announcement was of a lease.

'He said that Aer Lingus could raise the number of A321LR jets it would take into its fleet from eight to 12.'

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by fcogafa
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production
Replies: 839
Views: 166926

Re: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ar-442522/
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Boeing not giving much new info today
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ar-442522/

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by fcogafa
Sun Oct 22, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Wizz Air to launch LTN-New York/Toronto?
Replies: 88
Views: 15823

Re: Rumor: Wizz Air to launch LTN-New York/Toronto?

Another set of landing and handling fees at the refuelling point can't help profit margins

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by fcogafa
Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 46178

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... eo-442337/
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Hawaiian CEO confirms that they are looking elsewhere

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... eo-442337/

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by fcogafa
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161963

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Presumably the B777s are the 15th March unidentifieds. The 737s may be new Boeing recorded a 30 frame MAX order 10 days after the 777-300ERs (25 March) so that is probably this order. If not, then it will be a new order as Boeing has no other 30 frame UFO orders for 2017. QF789 has that 30 allocate...

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by fcogafa
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161963

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Presumably the B777s are the 15th March unidentifieds. The 737s may be new

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by fcogafa
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production
Replies: 839
Views: 166926

Re: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production

ytz wrote:
[Scores? Really?


A score is 20, they are talking about 60 orders so that is three scores

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by fcogafa
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production
Replies: 839
Views: 166926

Re: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production

50-60 might suggest United as that is about their fleet size. Is the replacement for a 767 a 767? Who would have guessed that

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by fcogafa
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA 720B LHR OPERATIONS
Replies: 4
Views: 1232

Re: PIA 720B LHR OPERATIONS

Air Malta had some on lease from PIA and they operated from T2, although they were in Malta colours

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by fcogafa
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350
Replies: 148
Views: 28999

Re: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350

Maybe he is looking for an excuse to delay deliveries further, as the A350 wouldn't be available for several more years

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by fcogafa
Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 238488

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

First flight on 18th Oct according to the link on the thread about Air Asia maybe swapping to A350's

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by fcogafa
Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 327
Views: 60784

Re: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

This passage surprised me if true....
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Because of the false data provided in export documents, Airbus is no longer able to obtain export guarantees in Britain, France or Germany.

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by fcogafa
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 430765

American thinks NMA ('B797') is of great interest

Report in Leeham today regarding the A350 order future and replacement options: 'Boeing is pitching a re-order of the 787-8 and the New Midrange Aircraft (NMA), which Kerr says that as presented is of great interest.' https://leehamnews.com/2017/09/28/american-wants-decide-a350-fate-within-six-month...

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by fcogafa
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neoF & A350F
Replies: 20
Views: 3009

Re: A330neoF & A350F

[quote="Planesmart"]Probably can't believe their good luck with the A330CEO and NEO. Common production line. Darling of the finance and leasing world. Enormous margins, even after deep discounts, beating even high-end A320 models. Simple to build and support. And performance improvements r...

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by fcogafa
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 238488

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... lips-again
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TAP EIS pushed back

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... lips-again

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by fcogafa
Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ( Rumour ) Norwegian considering buying Monarch
Replies: 29
Views: 4413

Re: ( Rumour ) Norwegian considering buying Monarch

If it is in the Shropshire Star it must be true...!

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by fcogafa
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul to add 5 A330neo aircraft, reveals lease cost
Replies: 43
Views: 10720

Re: Azul to add 5 A330neo aircraft, reveals lease cost

AF086 wrote:
Avolon is controlled by China's HNA Group which has a large stake at the Brazilian airline.


No nepotism there then!

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by fcogafa
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair running out of pilots? FR cancels 110 flights (09/12)
Replies: 162
Views: 28620

Re: Ryanair running out of pilots? FR cancels 110 flights (09/12)

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... -long-haul
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An ex pilots take on RYR

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... -long-haul

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by fcogafa
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 16808

Re: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018

oldannyboy wrote:
Still, the 76 is a much older plane, .


The B764's were delivered 2000 onwards, the A330s 2003 onwards, not all 'much older'

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by fcogafa
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 18333

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

What route is that aircraft doing for the other 5 days a week?

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by fcogafa
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 18333

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

CCS(!)
CGK

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by fcogafa
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. House of Representatives votes to block aircraft sales to Iran
Replies: 46
Views: 9678

Re: House votes to block aircraft sales to Iran

I think the phrase 'western companies' would include Airbus?

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by fcogafa
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1531678

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

From ch-aviation:

Cathay - six A350-1000s is to be converted into six A350-900s (to be delivered in 2019 and 2020) and the delivery of five A350-1000s is to be deferred from 2020 to 2021.

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by fcogafa
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161963

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Isn't the Qatar already listed?

Unidentified Customer 2 x 747-8F (16 Jul) - Qatar

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by fcogafa
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA flight in trouble? G-VIIH
Replies: 36
Views: 9722

Re: BA flight in trouble? G-VIIH

Possibly a compressor stall

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