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by aotearoa
Thu Jul 04, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Part 130
Replies: 216
Views: 15492

RE: New Zealand Aviation Part 130

Both new simulators are being manufactured by CAE, Montreal. The new simulators are due to be operational before Christmas.

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by aotearoa
Sun Jun 23, 2013 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oceania To South America: An Undeveloped Market?
Replies: 74
Views: 11011

RE: Oceania To South America: An Undeveloped Market?

You have to realise that Gemuser has a long held opion that EDTO greater then 180 mins is a politically unpalatable position. I can tell you that EDTO (read ETOPs) has nothing to do with politics, but is driven by current rules and ACs in this part of the world. If <acronym title="Air New Zealand">N...

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by aotearoa
Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 129
Replies: 218
Views: 24645

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 129

ZK OXA, and all the remaining nine domestic A320s do not have <acronym title="OLD: Hapag Lloyd (Germany), NEW: Hapagfly (Germany)">HF</acronym> radio fitted. This is the reason OXA was delivered via the East and not via the traditional A320 delivery route over the Atlantic, USA and Pacific. This all...

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by aotearoa
Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 129
Replies: 218
Views: 24645

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 129

ZK-OXA is enroute to Auckland. On <acronym title="Ryanair (Ireland)">FR</acronym> as ANZ 6399. <center><table align="center" border="0" width="650" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=14313&filename=phpUAOR39.jpeg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners....

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by aotearoa
Thu May 30, 2013 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 128
Replies: 203
Views: 18064

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 128

I believe the A321 NEO is firmly on the Airline's radar. Not as a 200 seat all economy fleet, but as a sub fleet with a bussiness class config for only the city pairs that can support such. Based on the airlines previous experience with bussiness class load factors ex <acronym title="Wellington - In...

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by aotearoa
Tue May 14, 2013 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 127
Replies: 212
Views: 17278

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 127

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXintl" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXintl</a> (<a href="#66" class="quote">Reply 66</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0...

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by aotearoa
Thu May 09, 2013 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 127
Replies: 212
Views: 17278

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 127

Asked around......someone had a photo, however I don't want to get in trouble for posting something ahead of any formal release. So, I'll give you a glimpse. Ok, I know this is teasing you, but here it is anyway........ <table border="0" width="78" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/u...

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by aotearoa
Wed May 08, 2013 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 127
Replies: 212
Views: 17278

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 127

I hear at work that in the last few days <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym>-OXA is now clear or one of the many paint facilities in Toulouse. I guess that it will make it's maiden flight to Hamburg for the interior fit out very soon. I'm kind of hoping someone in <acronym title...

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by aotearoa
Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126
Replies: 216
Views: 18293

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126

I'm sorry. I can't reveal the exact layout of passenger accomodation (LOPA) just yet. I can confirm what others 'in the know' have discussed here previously, and that is that it is not as premium class 'heavy' as the airlines 77W fleet. My observations aboard flights indicate that while the 77W LOPA...

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by aotearoa
Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126
Replies: 216
Views: 18293

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126

AKL <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Pearl Harbor-Hickam JB (Hickam AFB) (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> <acronym title="Auckland - International (AKL / NZAA), New Zealand">AKL</acronym> looks to be a perfect fit-to-mission for the 787-9, especially in the proposed c...

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by aotearoa
Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126
Replies: 216
Views: 18293

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126

Just took a look at Planespotters. It's a simple case of the wrong rego for <acronym title="Madison - Dane County Regional / Truax Field (MSN / KMSN), USA - Wisconsin">MSN</acronym> 5629. This frame is <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym>-OXA, the sharklet equipped domestic aircr...

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by aotearoa
Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126
Replies: 216
Views: 18293

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126

I believe there was some discussion around <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym>-OAB being re-registered with an OJ series tail number. Maybe this is OJT? However this doesn't make much sense as the logical rego would be <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym>-OJP...

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by aotearoa
Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126
Replies: 216
Views: 18293

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126

<table border="0" width="102" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=14313&filename=phprZ17fd.jpeg" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/uf/14313/thumbs/phprZ17fd.jpeg" width="100" height="50" border="0"/></a></td></tr></table><table border="0" width=...

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by aotearoa
Sat Apr 20, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126
Replies: 216
Views: 18293

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PA515" class="quote" target="_blank">PA515</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'm not sure why th...

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by aotearoa
Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126
Replies: 216
Views: 18293

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 126

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ZKOJH" class="quote" target="_blank">ZKOJH</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Be careful of quoting...

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by aotearoa
Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 125
Replies: 224
Views: 23224

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 125

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sunrisevalley" class="quote" target="_blank">sunrisevalley</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It ...

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by aotearoa
Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 124
Replies: 214
Views: 26249

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 124

787-8s.......I would be extremely surprised.

The airline already has its hands full trying to train enough flight crew for the entry into sevice programe outlined above. Combine this program with an ageing pilot workforce and a 'perfect storm' is developing.

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by aotearoa
Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Air New Zealand Pilot Fell Asleep During Flight"
Replies: 26
Views: 11860

RE: "Air New Zealand Pilot Fell Asleep During Flight"

To put readers at rest, most modern airliners have some kind of 'pilot reponse' system. If pilot activity through flight deck inputs is not detected for a predetermined time, an increasing level of notification is displayed or ultimately sounded in the flight deck. This time period can be flight pha...

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by aotearoa
Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Air New Zealand Pilot Fell Asleep During Flight"
Replies: 26
Views: 11860

RE: "Air New Zealand Pilot Fell Asleep During Flight"

A complete storm in a teacup. Air New Zealand is widely acknowledged to have one of the best fatigue management systems in the world. Fact - Other airlines come to the airline to learn about how the airline manages fatigue. Of course no system in the world is going to stop an individual crew member ...

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by aotearoa
Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 123
Replies: 215
Views: 26942

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 123

All going well (actually, very well), Air New Zealand will receive the first 787-9 in the middle of 2014, ten years after it was first ordered. This has to be some kind of perverse record right? Ten years is a very long time. I sincerely hope that the current issue can be resolved with outcomes that...

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by aotearoa
Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Wings TU-204 Crashes On Moscow Motorway
Replies: 254
Views: 90109

RE: Red Wings TU-204 Crashes On Moscow Motorway

As far as I'm aware, both Boeing and Airbus frames will not allow physical movement out of the reverse idle position (the position first selected from forward idle to initiate reverse thrust) unless the reverser translation cowl is fully locked in the reverse thrust position. In other words, mechani...

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by aotearoa
Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Red Wings TU-204 Crashes On Moscow Motorway
Replies: 254
Views: 90109

RE: Red Wings TU-204 Crashes On Moscow Motorway

Excuse me if this has been mentioned earlier on the thread. The basic design philosophy of reverse thrust systems is that no more than idle thrust can be selected by the <acronym title="Palestinian Airlines">PF</acronym> until the reverse thrust system is full engaged and locked in place. I'm unfami...

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by aotearoa
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 122
Replies: 229
Views: 27465

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 122

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DolphinAir747" class="quote" target="_blank">DolphinAir747</a> (<a href="#218" class="quote">Reply 218</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> M...

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by aotearoa
Sat Dec 29, 2012 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 122
Replies: 229
Views: 27465

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 122

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/azzazzazza" class="quote" target="_blank">azzazzazza</a> (<a href="#195" class="quote">Reply 195</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'm not...

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by aotearoa
Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 122
Replies: 229
Views: 27465

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 122

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/azzazzazza" class="quote" target="_blank">azzazzazza</a> (<a href="#182" class="quote">Reply 182</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table b...

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by aotearoa
Tue Dec 25, 2012 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 122
Replies: 229
Views: 27465

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 122

Merry Christmas to you all! May 2013 be a happy, healthy (aren't these the essential foundations?) and 'airliner' filled year for each of you. Thank you to all who continually support this New Zealand centric thread. Regards and best wishes from the 'Land of the long White Cloud' (which happens to m...

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by aotearoa
Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 121
Replies: 203
Views: 19282

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 121

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NZ107" class="quote" target="_blank">NZ107</a> (<a href="#180" class="quote">Reply 180</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0" ...

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by aotearoa
Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 121
Replies: 203
Views: 19282

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 121

I believe ANZ were the first customer to order the sharklets, so by virtue of this order were called a 'launch customer' by Airbus. However they will not be the first customer to receive these aircraft. The first A320 with sharklets will be delivered to ANZ in 7 months time around June 2013. Rego OX...

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by aotearoa
Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 65
Replies: 199
Views: 8545

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 65

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/QF175" class="quote" target="_blank">QF175</a> (<a href="#94" class="quote">Reply 94</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Wow. What a great s...

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by aotearoa
Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 118
Replies: 214
Views: 27551

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 118

I have an idea. Perhaps we could consider operating two New Zealand Aviation threads. One could be named the 'Air New Zealand Cynics thread'. This thread could be where the usual bunch of ANZ malcontents hang out. They could support each others slightly tyesome 'bash everything ANZ does or apparentl...

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by aotearoa
Sun Aug 05, 2012 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 118
Replies: 214
Views: 27551

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 118

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cchan" class="quote" target="_blank">cchan</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'm not so sure.......

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by aotearoa
Tue Jun 19, 2012 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #115
Replies: 205
Views: 14715

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #115

The last thing <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> needs right now is another airlines senior exec. I'm pleased Chris has the role. He's a relatively fresh face with some new ideas. I agree with Mariners comment re Airline eletisim. If you consider how far the airline has come since the da...

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by aotearoa
Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #115
Replies: 205
Views: 14715

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #115

The A320s arriving from mid 2013 continue to replace the domestic B737 fleet, as originally planned. No change here. Yes, they will have sharklets fitted.

A320 Regional fleet up for replacement during the second half of this decade. Look for A320 NEO family or 737 Max.....?

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by aotearoa
Sat May 26, 2012 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread 114
Replies: 216
Views: 21129

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread 114

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Unclekoru" class="quote" target="_blank">Unclekoru</a> (<a href="#132" class="quote">Reply 132</a>):<br/><i>Cat III NOTAMed out until June or Ju...

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by aotearoa
Fri May 04, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 737 Max Winglet
Replies: 127
Views: 40954

RE: New 737 Max Winglet

Wow. That wingtip extension (winglet, whatchamacallit) is damn ugly!

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by aotearoa
Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 113
Replies: 217
Views: 23902

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 113

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NZ107" class="quote" target="_blank">NZ107</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> As I understand it,...

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by aotearoa
Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 113
Replies: 217
Views: 23902

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 113

The first 4 A320s for the domestic network have already been delivered. These are non sharklet aircraft which are leased by the airline. The first A320 with sharklets is due in June 2013. At this point in time, these aircraft will be owned by the airline and registered with an OXA, <acronym title="O...

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by aotearoa
Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 109
Replies: 216
Views: 18898

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 109

I hate seeing the <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> thread on page two. It's damn annoying having to go to page two! <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> started utilizing RNP <acronym title="Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentina)">AR</acronym> at Auckland over the last few days. Thi...

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by aotearoa
Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 109
Replies: 216
Views: 18898

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 109

The comments here from some of the more regular contributors are really quite astounding. This announcement is likely to be the first of a few announcements this year on new routes (based on comments in the forum previously posted by others in-the-know). If <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acron...

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by aotearoa
Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 109
Replies: 216
Views: 18898

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 109

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gemuser" class="quote" target="_blank">gemuser</a> (<a href="#90" class="quote">Reply 90</a>):<br/><i>So I really don't think <acronym title="Ai...

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by aotearoa
Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 107
Replies: 207
Views: 19465

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 107

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Zkpilot" class="quote" target="_blank">Zkpilot</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>I'm still trying to figure out why the new...

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by aotearoa
Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 104
Replies: 204
Views: 17100

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread Part 104

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/NZ1" class="quote" target="_blank">NZ1</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>From the last thread and a question on <acronym ti...

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by aotearoa
Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #101
Replies: 209
Views: 14251

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #101

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aerokiwi" class="quote" target="_blank">aerokiwi</a> (<a href="#132" class="quote">Reply 132</a>):<br/><i> I loved the brown leather seats when ...

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by aotearoa
Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #101
Replies: 209
Views: 14251

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #101

"Isn't this why they've gone for the cheap and nasty vinyl seats - ease of cleaning?" (quote from Aerokiwi in thread 100) Careful Aerokiwi; How dare you call that nice New Zealand supplied and manufactured leather vinyl........arrrrrh. Can I suggest that you're very careful if you head off to purcha...

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by aotearoa
Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #100!
Replies: 202
Views: 15634

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #100!

Happy 100th all! I had also heard a few rumours on <acronym title="Great Lakes Aviation (USA)">ZK</acronym>-OJK. It will be nice to see this tail back 'home' again. It's got to be the perfect fit for the <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> operation, based on its original spec. It sits nic...

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by aotearoa
Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #14
Replies: 204
Views: 12157

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #14

Discussions around early exit of the A320 from the <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> fleet due to an <acronym title="Lauda Air (Austria)">NG</acronym> order are way off the mark. From what I understand the current narrowbody status will remain (apart from posible increses like the extra ...

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by aotearoa
Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Reconfiguring 767-300 Fleet?
Replies: 61
Views: 8600

RE: Air New Zealand Reconfiguring 767-300 Fleet?

Sorry <acronym title="Air New Zealand">NZ</acronym> 1. I can confirm that the upgrade on the A320 and 767 will include the current number of bussiness class seats on both types. The A320 will lose part of the front galley resulting in tthe current bussinees class seats moving forward to allow extra ...

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by aotearoa
Fri Sep 14, 2007 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #11
Replies: 205
Views: 14716

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #11

Whoa TG992 I seriously respect the depth and bredth of your aviation knowledge and understanding. Your posts normally demonstrate objective and considered opinion, however decreeing that an entire team is flawed because you had exposure to a single errant group is sad. It reeks of 'industrail bias',...

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by aotearoa
Fri Sep 14, 2007 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #11
Replies: 205
Views: 14716

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #11

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by aotearoa
Thu Apr 05, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Zealand Aviation Thread #3
Replies: 202
Views: 13292

RE: New Zealand Aviation Thread #3

While the B737 could be considered 'mid life' its performance recently has been anything but! The technical dispatch reliabilty isnt flash. Not sure what the "Air New Zealand isn't happy with the A320" quote is based on. From my perspective (close to the action) the fleet performs magnificently. The...

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