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by marosbts
Thu Dec 03, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian's First 767 In New Livery?
Replies: 58
Views: 14969

RE: Austrian's First 767 In New Livery?

Up next the Dash 8 Q400 will be painted. Latest info says the first is due to the paintshop on the 10th December and should be OE-<acronym title="Pulau Langkawi - International (LGK / WMKL), Malaysia">LGK</acronym>. Oddly, the Dash 8 will then become the best looking aircraft in the fleet, because i...

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by marosbts
Thu Dec 03, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rossiya To Take Over 24 Transaero Aircraft
Replies: 15
Views: 11963

Rossiya To Take Over 24 Transaero Aircraft

Seems the Transaero 747-400s are set to find a new home

http://slovakaviation.sk/en/news/496...-take-over-part-of-transaero-fleet

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by marosbts
Wed Dec 02, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian's First 767 In New Livery?
Replies: 58
Views: 14969

RE: Austrian's First 767 In New Livery?

The first picture of it now at SlovakAviation. Still looks ugly

http://slovakaviation.sk/photos/civi...rian-airlines-b767-300-oe-lay-3522

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by marosbts
Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Dumb Question: What Is Needed In Buying A Tripod?
Replies: 7
Views: 5817

RE: Dumb Question: What Is Needed In Buying A Tripod?

It is beeing said, that you always buy a tripod twice - the first time and then the right time. Most people will underestimate the need for a quality tripod and at first go for a cheap tripod and then realize that it is just not enough for their need. Only then they research and actuall buy somethin...

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by marosbts
Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Be Flattered? Use Of My Picture By MAI
Replies: 22
Views: 12947

RE: Should I Be Flattered? Use Of My Picture By MAI

To be honest, I always am sad to see when someone is using photos without aprooval from the photographer. I am running an aviation web site myself and am an active spotter. It takes time, energy and money to make good photos of aircraft. And I am investing this because I want to provide quality cont...

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by marosbts
Sun Nov 22, 2015 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss Air Revised Livery
Replies: 1
Views: 923

Edelweiss Air Revised Livery

Edelweiss air just rolled out their first A320 in revised livery. Overall, only minor changes - the flower in front got smaller while the one on the tail got bigger. Besides that the airline name has been repositioned. No big change, but overall a nice update. <a href="http://slovakaviation.sk/photo...

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by marosbts
Tue Nov 10, 2015 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Fall 2015
Replies: 36
Views: 10066

RE: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Fall 2015

Any info on what an ATR42 purchase / lease price is looking like?

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by marosbts
Sat Oct 31, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Airlines First ERJ195 Delivered Today
Replies: 15
Views: 6290

RE: Austrian Airlines First ERJ195 Delivered Today

We will soon know what happens to the "my" - there are a couple of Dash 8 planned to go into paintshop in December, so latest then we will know what they will do.

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by marosbts
Sat Oct 31, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Airlines First ERJ195 Delivered Today
Replies: 15
Views: 6290

Austrian Airlines First ERJ195 Delivered Today

The first Embraer 195 of Austrian Airlines has been ferried today to Vienna after completing maintenance and getting painted into the new "myAustrian" livery. It is only the 2nd aircraft in this livery and is beeing delivered just as the new CEO is considering to drop the "my" from the name. The air...

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by marosbts
Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't Czech Airlines Serve LON Anymore?
Replies: 11
Views: 2720

RE: Why Doesn't Czech Airlines Serve LON Anymore?

CSA was long time ago holding slots at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> but they sold them yeaaars ago. Which means they have also lost the biggest competitive advantage compared to the LCCs which operate between Prague and London airports. Which also ans...

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by marosbts
Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Never Ending Debate: Canon Vs Nikon
Replies: 35
Views: 4932

RE: Never Ending Debate: Canon Vs Nikon

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Silver1SWA" class="quote" target="_blank">Silver1SWA</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Air France">AF</acro...

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by marosbts
Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Never Ending Debate: Canon Vs Nikon
Replies: 35
Views: 4932

RE: Never Ending Debate: Canon Vs Nikon

Sorry to drop in, but why is the debate only - Canon vs Nikon? I always keep saying, I want Sony sensor and Canon lenses. But until recently there was no way. But the current Sony A7s/r offer the best of both worlds - you get the image quality of the Sony sensor, with unmatched ISO sensitivity on th...

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by marosbts
Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why TK Is Not Flying To BTS?
Replies: 16
Views: 2788

RE: Why TK Is Not Flying To BTS?

TK has no reasons operating to <acronym title="Bratislava - Milan Rastislav Stefanik (Ivanka) (BTS / LZIB), Slovakia">BTS</acronym> for the time beeing. They are very well established at <acronym title="Vienna - Schwechat (VIE / LOWW), Austria">VIE</acronym> which is a Star Alliance hub which helps ...

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by marosbts
Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero Bankruptcy; SU Stops Fueling UN A/C
Replies: 52
Views: 23787

Transaero Bankruptcy; SU Stops Fueling UN A/C

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aeroflot777" class="quote" target="_blank">Aeroflot777</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>It will remain to be seen how this...

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by marosbts
Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero Bankruptcy; SU Stops Fueling UN A/C
Replies: 52
Views: 23787

Transaero Bankruptcy; SU Stops Fueling UN A/C

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aeroflot777" class="quote" target="_blank">Aeroflot777</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>It will remain to be seen how this...

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by marosbts
Fri Oct 02, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero Bankruptcy; SU Stops Fueling UN A/C
Replies: 52
Views: 23787

Transaero Bankruptcy; SU Stops Fueling UN A/C

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aeroflot777" class="quote" target="_blank">Aeroflot777</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>Aeroflot today issued a statement ...

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by marosbts
Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero Bankruptcy; SU Stops Fueling UN A/C
Replies: 52
Views: 23787

Transaero Bankruptcy; SU Stops Fueling UN A/C

Last flight on international routes to be operated on sunday midnight, last flight on domestic routes on 15th October. Tickets issued after those dates will be refunded, although I doubt UN has the money on hand to do it.

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by marosbts
Sat Sep 19, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Image Trading Still Happening?
Replies: 2
Views: 2953

Image Trading Still Happening?

In the good old times before digital photography, there was a quite common habbit between spotters to exchange Kodachrome 64 slides. Now, in the age of digital photography, it seems that trading images has stopped. I actually consider this quite a pitty and wanted to ask, do spotters actually want t...

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by marosbts
Mon Aug 31, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane In Background Of This Picture?
Replies: 10
Views: 16001

RE: Plane In Background Of This Picture?

Alliance Airlines is taking over a few Fokkers of Austrian Airlines so that must be the reason. That one particular must have been taken over quite some while ago (before 2014), as this year the Fokkers got painted into Alliance Air colours before delivery here in <acronym title="Bratislava - Milan ...

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by marosbts
Sat Aug 29, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyGreece: Folding?
Replies: 33
Views: 10659

RE: SkyGreece: Folding?

The major issue with SkyGreece in this case would be cash flow. Mind, that the time at the end of the summer is one of the worst in this regard and many carriers fold at the end of August, beginning of September. Most of the incoming cash would have been burned by now and there is just way too littl...

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by marosbts
Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First OS E-jet Heads To The Paintshop
Replies: 17
Views: 13731

RE: First OS E-jet Heads To The Paintshop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lancelot07" class="quote" target="_blank">lancelot07</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>I am very happy this terrible baby b...

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by marosbts
Mon Aug 24, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First OS E-jet Heads To The Paintshop
Replies: 17
Views: 13731

RE: First OS E-jet Heads To The Paintshop

So, here it is, the first Embraer 195 in Austrian Airlines colours. You will notice the livery has abandoned the shadow of the red Austrian arrow as seen in the old livery or on the new livery on the A321. Looks kind of empty, but this will look really bad on a B777 or B767. <a href="http://planecra...

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by marosbts
Mon Aug 17, 2015 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First OS E-jet Heads To The Paintshop
Replies: 17
Views: 13731

RE: First OS E-jet Heads To The Paintshop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bluesky73" class="quote" target="_blank">bluesky73</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Does anyone know how many E-jets are arr...

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by marosbts
Sun Aug 16, 2015 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First OS E-jet Heads To The Paintshop
Replies: 17
Views: 13731

RE: First OS E-jet Heads To The Paintshop

D-AEBF upon arrival in <acronym title="Bratislava - Milan Rastislav Stefanik (Ivanka) (BTS / LZIB), Slovakia">BTS</acronym> <a href="http://planecrazy.sk/photos/civil-aircraft/civilne-lietadla/lufthansa-regional-erj-195-d-aebf-3393" target="_blank">http://planecrazy.sk/photos/civil-ai...hansa-region...

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by marosbts
Tue Aug 11, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Iata Codes Don't Make Sense
Replies: 104
Views: 17193

RE: Some Iata Codes Don't Make Sense

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetblue1965" class="quote" target="_blank">jetblue1965</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i>The sad day will soon arrive when ...

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by marosbts
Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Iata Codes Don't Make Sense
Replies: 104
Views: 17193

RE: Some Iata Codes Don't Make Sense

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA444" class="quote" target="_blank">UA444</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Skyway Airlines (USA) and Tran...

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by marosbts
Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Iata Codes Don't Make Sense
Replies: 104
Views: 17193

RE: Some Iata Codes Don't Make Sense

Well, the issuance of 2 letter designators is covered under IATA resolution 762. I found a link to a IATA <acronym title="Portsmouth - Pease International Tradeport (AFB) (PSM / KPSM), USA - New Hampshire">PSM</acronym> and the resolution is on page 691 ftp://ftp.tais.ru/pub/doc/DOC1.pdf You can rea...

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by marosbts
Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Transaero A321 Painted
Replies: 32
Views: 10909

RE: First Transaero A321 Painted

Here we go again. So, couple of months ago the first B737 in new Transaero colours got delivered from Boeing, flew directly to Bratislava in order to get the titles repainted (enlarged) and repositioned across windows, only to be afterwards flown to Maastricht, where the titles got again repainted a...

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by marosbts
Thu Jul 16, 2015 11:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sensor Cleaning
Replies: 5
Views: 5120

RE: Sensor Cleaning

Just vacuum clean it. Most vacuum cleaners have a thin adapter, which actually fits fine into the camera. The good thing is, that actually you remove dust not only from the sensor, but also from the sensor chamber. Because on your camera the mirror actually moves up and down so it swirls the dust wh...

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by marosbts
Tue May 19, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kim Jong-un Takes To The Skies
Replies: 83
Views: 21966

RE: Kim Jong-un Takes To The Skies

But, you have to admit, that guy is badass. Smoking under the wing

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by marosbts
Tue May 05, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero New Livery To Be Modified
Replies: 24
Views: 12340

RE: Transaero New Livery To Be Modified

To be honest, I like it much more than the current one. The blue underbelly keeps the heritage of the old Transaero and is now refreshed with a white Transaero title. I like the tail a lot and now with the larger font used on the fuselage this is a very good refresh. Obviously - your mileage may vary

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by marosbts
Tue May 05, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero New Livery To Be Modified
Replies: 24
Views: 12340

RE: Transaero New Livery To Be Modified

This is the final livery on the aircraft, parked and awaiting delivery flight from <acronym title="Bratislava - Milan Rastislav Stefanik (Ivanka) (BTS / LZIB), Slovakia">BTS</acronym> to Moscow <a href="http://planecrazy.sk/photos/civil-aircraft/civilne-lietadla/transaero-b737-800-ei-rur-3243" targe...

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by marosbts
Fri May 01, 2015 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero New Livery To Be Modified
Replies: 24
Views: 12340

RE: Transaero New Livery To Be Modified

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Flaps" class="quote" target="_blank">Flaps</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>That is one butt ugly color scheme. </i></font><...

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by marosbts
Fri May 01, 2015 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero New Livery To Be Modified
Replies: 24
Views: 12340

Transaero New Livery To Be Modified

Overnight the first Transaero B737-800 in new livery has arrived in <acronym title="Bratislava - Milan Rastislav Stefanik (Ivanka) (BTS / LZIB), Slovakia">BTS</acronym> and surprisingly is going into the Air Livery paintshop. Word on the street says the Transaero title will undergo modifications. Sh...

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by marosbts
Thu Apr 23, 2015 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Koryo And Crew Defections
Replies: 63
Views: 22484

RE: Air Koryo And Crew Defections

I remember one case at least. Air Koryo aircraft have been operating supply flights for their embassies around europe in the 90´s, usually IL62s, but we got IL76, IL18 on some of the flights into Bratislava. On one of their supply flights just before years end one crew member defected and was nowher...

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by marosbts
Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS CEO Steps Down, Moves To Sun Express
Replies: 7
Views: 2851

RE: OS CEO Steps Down, Moves To Sun Express

Oh no! Quick, make photos before the SunExpress livery will face the same fate as the new one of Austrian!

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by marosbts
Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?
Replies: 107
Views: 21666

RE: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Byrdluvs747" class="quote" target="_blank">Byrdluvs747</a> (<a href="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i>Exactly!!! Using the "My" in the b...

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by marosbts
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?
Replies: 107
Views: 21666

RE: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SpaceshipDC10" class="quote" target="_blank">SpaceshipDC10</a> (<a href="#74" class="quote">Reply 74</a>):<br/><i>Does anyone know what is writt...

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by marosbts
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?
Replies: 107
Views: 21666

RE: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?

A different angle does not make it better <a href="http://planecrazy.sk/photos/civil-aircraft/civilne-lietadla/austrian-airlines-a321-oe-lbc-3183" target="_blank">http://planecrazy.sk/photos/civil-ai...austrian-airlines-a321-oe-lbc-3183</a> There is also a Eurovision Song Contest logojet of Austrian...

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by marosbts
Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?
Replies: 107
Views: 21666

RE: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>The website is unavailable. </i></font><...

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by marosbts
Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?
Replies: 107
Views: 21666

RE: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?

myAustrian - signed - Lufthansa Group  

I find the red engines nice, but expected the rest to change as well

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by marosbts
Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?
Replies: 107
Views: 21666

RE: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?

Here the new Austrian Airlines livery in full. Personally I expected this to be a far bigger change, but its just minimal. I dont like the my Austrian on the fuselage, tho I like the red engines <a href="http://planecrazy.sk/photos/civil-aircraft/civilne-lietadla/austrian-airlines-a321-oe-lbc-3181" ...

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by marosbts
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?
Replies: 107
Views: 21666

RE: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?

Here is a sneaky preview, better picture hopefully in an hour or so

http://planecrazy.sk/photos/zaujimav...austrian-airlines-a321-oe-lbc-3180

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by marosbts
Wed Mar 25, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?
Replies: 107
Views: 21666

RE: New OS Livery Coming Very Soon?

The presentation of the New Austrian was supposed to happen tommorow, however due to the Germanwings accident its postponed to April 1st. The aircraft is still scheduled to depart my home airport (<acronym title="Bratislava - Milan Rastislav Stefanik (Ivanka) (BTS / LZIB), Slovakia">BTS</acronym>) t...

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by marosbts
Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air A321 Features New Livery
Replies: 44
Views: 11006

RE: WOW Air A321 Features New Livery

Departed today for Frankfurt Hahn. I like it even more with sunshine  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/silly.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/><a href="http://planecrazy.sk/photos/civilne-lietadla/wow-air-a321-tf-mom-3152" target="_blank">http://plan...

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by marosbts
Thu Mar 05, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air A321 Features New Livery
Replies: 44
Views: 11006

WOW Air A321 Features New Livery

WOW Air will shortly introduce two ex UT Air A321 into the fleet for their transatlantic ops. They will feature the registrations TF-MOM and TF-<acronym title="Da Nang (DAD / VVDN), Vietnam">DAD</acronym>. Just fresh out of the paintshop, TF-MOM is out and features a completely inverted livery! <a h...

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by marosbts
Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Europe Airpost 737 In Trouble Over Serbia?
Replies: 2
Views: 1958

Europe Airpost 737 In Trouble Over Serbia?

Howdy, noticed that a Europe Airpost 737 is making strange circles over Serbia after departing from Belgrade. The aircraft is circling stable at 35 000 ft, presumably burning fuel?

http://www.flightradar24.com/FPO21T/57ca98d

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by marosbts
Sun Jan 25, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings Received First A-320
Replies: 15
Views: 6052

RE: Eurowings Received First A-320

And she is out of the paint shop, unfortunatelly very late and in miserable weather...

http://planecrazy.sk/photos/civilne-...ietadla/eurowings-a320-d-aizq-3079

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by marosbts
Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurowings Received First A-320
Replies: 15
Views: 6052

RE: Eurowings Received First A-320

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bmibaby737" class="quote" target="_blank">bmibaby737</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Anyone know why it flew with a Germanw...

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