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by Aircellist
Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Southwest 737 MAX Delivered
Replies: 52
Views: 12666

Re: First Southwest 737 MAX Delivered

Polot wrote:
osupoke07 wrote:
B731 (since no -100 or -10 has existed yet)

There most certainly has been a -100, only 30 were made though:



Makes one feel old when one of your childhood planes is plainly ignored by the younger generation! :old:

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by Aircellist
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1532505

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

If my count from Starbuck's list is correct, as of now, Airbus has more QR frames stuck somewhere in the system (including five -1000 ones, to be fair) than they have delivered to said QR. Then, next QR frames seem to be in a limbo, from MSN 161 onward…

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by Aircellist
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus beefs up A350-1000, A350-900
Replies: 117
Views: 27645

Re: Airbus beefs up A350-1000, A350-900

So, we started by discussing about Airbus increasing the weight status for both the A350-900 and -1000, and now we are stuck with this discussion about the good judgment of Airbus planning the A340-600. Guys, could you please accept gallantly and pleasantly to digress? Please remember Longhauler's s...

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by Aircellist
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss studies A321LR business case
Replies: 59
Views: 14160

Re: Swiss studies A321LR business case

YUL-GVA and ongoing to Africa would make sense, I believe.

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by Aircellist
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2537
Views: 219841

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

From times to times, I receive a note on the notification bell about something I subscribed to long ago. The notification says that someone contributed to a thread, like, 10 hrs ago. Then I try to go to the thread and find it locked two years ago, and the new contribution is not listed. Happened aga...

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by Aircellist
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 15399

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

I believe YMX was at one point intended to serve both Montreal and Ottawa, somehow.

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by Aircellist
Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1532505

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

From that angle it really has a giant 757 kind of look…

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by Aircellist
Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 251801

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

I saw 55015 active on FR24, last week; the activity was not clear, though: it looked like low-altitude low-speed flying around YMX… Looked to my ignorant eye more like an artefact of an avionics testing than an actual flight.

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by Aircellist
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mediapart: anglo-french enquiry about corruption at Airbus
Replies: 0
Views: 410

Mediapart: anglo-french enquiry about corruption at Airbus

Seems like a big scandal is about to hit at Airbus, according to Mediapart. Seems also that the rumors of a deep crisis at Airbus may be founded, if Mediapart is to be believed. Here are the links: https://www.mediapart.fr/journal/economie/270717/le-gigantesque-scandale-qui-menace-airbus digest: hun...

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by Aircellist
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1532505

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Starbucks: allow me to thank you again for the A350 stats sheet, which is the easy part of my post; great job!… … and also to ask for an update on the monthly activity, and that is the uneasy part: two deliveries are not listed, if I follow well… I see that with the acceleration of A350 activity, ma...

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by Aircellist
Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2065
Views: 207078

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

I'd guess the clear triangle is the underside of the wrapping, and that the unwrapping will begin from there…

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by Aircellist
Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SU111 (MIA-SVO) landing in YUL at this moment
Replies: 3
Views: 1798

SU111 (MIA-SVO) landing in YUL at this moment

I am seeing it live on FR24.

… Any news about what's happening?

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by Aircellist
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your longest flight
Replies: 147
Views: 9070

Re: Your longest flight

I kind of remember that our member Mariner wrote once, if memory serves, that he flew the Double Sunrise, as an infant…

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by Aircellist
Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 595
Views: 104677

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

When I was a kid, Boeing won orders by hiring the best engineers and turning out the best airliners. Now they intend to win business by hiring the best lawyers and turning out the best court cases. If they happen to fail, it will not be BBD's doing but their own.

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by Aircellist
Sun May 07, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why engine design partnerships?
Replies: 27
Views: 3194

Re: Why engine design partnerships?

… I did not know how to place the PW1000G series as a whole… thanks :) . I meant "big" as opposed to the "small" engines of P&WC, my (almost) home town engine builders. It will be a huge job for Pratt to come back as a main designer, especially if they turn into developing ge...

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by Aircellist
Sun May 07, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why engine design partnerships?
Replies: 27
Views: 3194

Re: Why engine design partnerships?

… and Pratt, to be accepted, will have to be a junior partner, as you hinted somewhere else… Could the PW1XXXG be their last own big civilian engine?

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by Aircellist
Fri May 05, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Steep Approach:Which A/C Are Capable?
Replies: 62
Views: 19922

Re: Steep Approach:Which A/C Are Capable?

What happened with Pihero? (sorry to be out of topic, but still…)

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by Aircellist
Wed May 03, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM refurbishes A330 fleet
Replies: 59
Views: 20477

Re: KLM refurbishes A330 and phases 2 out

re Lemand post #45:

Odd that on the two pictures you aligned, the second door seems out of alignment…

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by Aircellist
Sat Apr 29, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Films You Ever Saw And Why
Replies: 84
Views: 4927

Re: Best Films You Ever Saw And Why

Movies from other countries are very rare in here…

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by Aircellist
Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Airbus start with 300?
Replies: 33
Views: 11053

Re: Why did Airbus start with 300?

The original name for the A300 was the "Galion". This was initially a project of Sud-Aviation and Dassault, in the European tradition to give "names" to aiplanes and not figures : Languedoc, Armagnac, Hermes, Comet, Ambassador, Caravelle, Concorde, Mercure, etc.... But Airbus th...

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by Aircellist
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: RR is back on the buisness jet market
Replies: 28
Views: 7084

Re: RR is back on the buisness jet market

Lightsaber, this post #12 may (already) qualify as my preferred for the year… :)

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by Aircellist
Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Willie Walsh to Cranky Flier on Level brand
Replies: 31
Views: 5741

Re: Willie Walsh to Cranky Flier on Level brand

I guess it shows that the intended market is mostly english-speaking… Is that new airline more about bringing US people to Spain than the reverse?

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by Aircellist
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 185882

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Will we receive any in YUL eventually?

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by Aircellist
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Flights within the USA and North America
Replies: 73
Views: 9068

Re: 747 Flights within the USA and North America

Seat sticker charts, yes, I remember those. Passengers corresponding in YMX, as well.

Thanks for the precision.

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by Aircellist
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Flights within the USA and North America
Replies: 73
Views: 9068

Re: 747 Flights within the USA and North America

AC YUL-YYZ-YVR YYZ-LAX YYZ-TPA YYZ-MIA YUL-MIA YVR-YEG continuing to the UK YYZ-YMX continuing to ORY/CDG, with local traffic sold only on international connections Yes, I remember those YYZ-YMX-CDG (ORY, I really doubt it, though…). With my parents and sisters, we knew that if the plane had starte...

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by Aircellist
Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?
Replies: 79
Views: 11949

Re: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?

I believe as well that YMX is the perfect example of an abject failure. Included in the "unforeseen" that could have been foreseen were that airplane's ranges would increase… Yes, Montreal was a perfect fuel stop in the '50s and '60s, but longer-legged planes were already on the drawing bo...

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by Aircellist
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 P2P marketing claims
Replies: 73
Views: 5302

Re: Boeing 787 P2P marketing claims

The problem is that the statement of p2p vs h2h is contradicting itself, and it is annoying when it is used in a conversation to prove who is right. Yes, a h is also a p, but since the reverse is not always true, then the distinction is meaningless. For instance, LAX-BNE, as used upper thread, let's...

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by Aircellist
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can you identify this aircraft type?
Replies: 15
Views: 5838

Re: Can you identify this aircraft type?

Reminds me of the "name that airplane" threads we had some time ago…

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by Aircellist
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 P2P marketing claims
Replies: 73
Views: 5302

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

Karel,

I believe your diagram is not quite like it should be. The hub in the left image is also worthy of its own flights, else it would not be a hub… I submit that the second image should include the hub, and then count 9 points and 36 routes.

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by Aircellist
Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1532505

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Quite a bad snowstorm is expected around here (YUL) and northeastern coast in general…

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by Aircellist
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA won't ordering additional 77W aircraft, rules out A330neo
Replies: 419
Views: 73036

Re: UA won't ordering additional 77W aircraft, rules out A330neo

Are we looking at a 797 launch by Paris Air Show?

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by Aircellist
Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emergency drill at Mumbai airport, 8 practice dummies die
Replies: 22
Views: 5063

Re: Emergency drill at Mumbai airport, 8 practice dummies die

Well, it's funny but it's not funny… It is good that the exercise has been held and now let's hope that lessons are learnt from it and that there is no need to apply them in real life…

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by Aircellist
Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1532505

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Seems quite prudent for the aircraft to be installed with the new J, rather than go into service, and 6 months down the line, need to be refitted. -CXfirst Quite prudent indeed… I wonder, however, if it is the case, whether it is Airbus or Qatar that is footing the bill for having all those undeliv...

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by Aircellist
Sun Mar 05, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 417
Views: 221339

Re: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope

Again, just the simple fact of having the head guy posting among everyone… That may be the best news since Johan sold the whole thing years ago.

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by Aircellist
Sat Mar 04, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 63422

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

Revelation, Airmagnac, thanks for those detailed posts. Very instructive and interesting, even for the lay man here.

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by Aircellist
Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 63422

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

Matt: "AirMagnac wrote: It was already clear you know little about engineering. It is now clear that finance and history are not your strong points either. And I get criticized for attacking people here? What say you Aircellist" If you take me as an arbiter (thank you very much for that ho...

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by Aircellist
Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 63422

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

Virgin Flyer, thanks for your analysis. Close to a thousand top-of-the-market planes looks to me like the best evaluation up to now. And yes, those were not the types in the original forecast, but the larger 777 variants do need to be there. I suppose the upcoming largest A350 shall be included in d...

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by Aircellist
Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 417
Views: 221339

Re: Annoucement: Airliners.net has been aquired by VerticalScope

Sadly, hovering isn't mobile friendly. Mobile friendly sites lack a lot of useful functionality compared to desktop because there is no hover. It's a big step backward. Fair enough, but I can think of many sites that have hover features for their desktop site, and are also mobile compatible. I know...

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by Aircellist
Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 63422

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

Zeke: "[…] you have not bothered to read […]" How about: "[…] you have not carefully read […]" ? Would that convey the same idea? You are a great contributor to this site. I believe you do not receive the credit you deserve. However, I also believe it is owed in large part to the...

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by Aircellist
Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 417
Views: 221339

Re: Annoucement: Airliners.net has been aquired by VerticalScope

Well, for a starter, when the new site meltdown happened, last summer, I believe we never "saw" Demand Media "live" in our comments. JohnKrist and Airkas were on the receiving end, or should I say edge? So, to have the new owner on line, taking comments, is already so much welcome!

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by Aircellist
Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 63422

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

Matt got the lecture up-thread about his tone and word-choices. Paging Aircellist . You want me to tell Zeke to be careful about his tone during the conversations? OK, I will: Please, Zeke, be careful in your choice of words. Thanks in advance. I will also take the time to say that I do appreciate ...

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by Aircellist
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 63422

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

Thanks for taking the point. No harm meant.

However, if you believe other posters should take the high road (and sometimes, very rightly so)… how about showing them the way?

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by Aircellist
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 63422

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

Matt, "This is the kind of true but banal thing that a.net credits as smart or insightful. I'm sorry but it's just not. It's obvious, unhelpful, and obfuscatory. " "That's ridiculous. […] I'm sorry to "trash" your words. In general, I don't think it's a bad principle, but as...

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by Aircellist
Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 hits 30 years in the skies.
Replies: 12
Views: 2561

Re: A320 hits 30 years in the skies.

Nice video. Nice plane. Congratulations to Airbus for such a brilliant airliner and its success.

…Only thing, I really, deeply, dislike Airbus' official music provider. Obnoxious, cheap and noisy. Every time.

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by Aircellist
Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 846
Views: 254884

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Looks like a Southwest rudder, no?

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by Aircellist
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why turboprops?
Replies: 32
Views: 3691

Re: Why turboprops?

Lightsaber, I understood that the GTF was in fact almost the same as the ADP, except without the variable pitch. Did I understand wrong? If so, what is/are the difference(s)?

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by Aircellist
Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada reveals new corporate livery
Replies: 588
Views: 87311

Re: Air Canada reveals new corporate livery

LAXintl wrote:
Sorry Air Canada. This does not evoke image of Canada in any shape or form to me.


Well, in winter, sometimes it looks like that, when there is snow on the asphalt.

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by Aircellist
Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2016 Airport PAX numbers thread
Replies: 120
Views: 15776

Re: 2016 Airport PAX numbers thread

YUL 2016: 16,6 million (+1,1 million, +6,9%) domestic: +9,7% transborder (read: USA): +4,3% international: +5,9% Particular pride in the rise of the number of connecting pax: from 2,8 million (2015) to 3,1 million (2016) CEO predicts around 20 million overall around 2020. http://www.admtl.com/sites/...

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by Aircellist
Thu Feb 09, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 phase out discussion thread
Replies: 612
Views: 210800

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Could it be the most flight hours overall, all categories? What could have flown more?

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by Aircellist
Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the next Single Aisle aircraft from Boeing/Airbus last as long?
Replies: 4
Views: 1280

Re: Will the next Single Aisle aircraft from Boeing/Airbus last as long?

Those may well be the last totally new airliners we see from the two majors, in our lifetimes…

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