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by Crackshot
Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Incident/Accidents Prevented by Crew or Passengers?
Replies: 18
Views: 1975

Re: Any Incident/Accidents Prevented by Crew or Passengers?

If you count terrorism, then United 93 (still an accident but could have been worse), Northwest 253 and American 63.

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by Crackshot
Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest equipement-shortest route, smallest equipment-longest route
Replies: 88
Views: 17338

Re: Largest equipement-shortest route, smallest equipment-longest route

LamboAston wrote:
Philippine Airlines operate a 7h A320 flight from Manilla to Cairns, which continues to Auckland


They also operate a four hour A320 flight to Darwin, which then continues to Brisbane (no fifth freedom rights though).

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by Crackshot
Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest equipement-shortest route, smallest equipment-longest route
Replies: 88
Views: 17338

Re: Largest equipement-shortest route, smallest equipment-longest route

Qantas used to operate SYD-MEL and SYD-BNE with the 763 before they retired it. On the other extreme, they use the 738 for SYD/MEL/BNE-PER, as does Virgin Australia. Air Niugini uses the 763 on daily POM-BNE, a little shy of 3 hours. Air New Zealand also uses the 772 and 773 for AKL-SYD/MEL/BNE flig...

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by Crackshot
Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most underrated plane spotting locations in the world
Replies: 82
Views: 16566

Re: Most underrated plane spotting locations in the world

The Acacia St loop at BNE. Great for RWY 19 arrivals and departures and RWY 01 departures (and 01 heavy arrivals if they roll long enough). As well as heavies taxiing past to the holding point (always a thrill to see the EK A380 or QF 747 roll past, not to mention the variety of Asian carriers, and ...

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