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by BAeRJ100
Sat Apr 13, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 70
Replies: 208
Views: 29451

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 70

Kambalda. Used to be operated by Dash 8 directly, and any 146 service prior to the kits being installed had to fly into KGI with pax bussed back and forth. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a hre...

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by BAeRJ100
Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Bomb Scare
Replies: 27
Views: 11811

RE: Qantas Bomb Scare

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/deepunderground" class="quote" target="_blank">deepunderground</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>The word "Squib" as used i...

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by BAeRJ100
Tue Mar 19, 2013 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 69
Replies: 201
Views: 21581

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 69

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SYDAIRPORTS" class="quote" target="_blank">SYDAIRPORTS</a> (<a href="#140" class="quote">Reply 140</a>):<br/><i>146's & F100's used extensiv...

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by BAeRJ100
Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fire On Board EasyJet At FL 390, Emergency Landing
Replies: 18
Views: 18637

RE: Fire On Board EasyJet At FL 390, Emergency Landing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Gonzalo" class="quote" target="_blank">Gonzalo</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I only have this source but nothing m...

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by BAeRJ100
Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gizmodo: When Flying Was Still Civilized
Replies: 66
Views: 8871

RE: Gizmodo: When Flying Was Still Civilized

I have to say I'm not a fan of Gizmodo, I find their articles are written in such an insulting and negative tone. The journalist seems to think they can get away with saying whatever they want, no matter how misinformed they are. I remember reading a Gizmodo article about the age-old question re: ce...

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by BAeRJ100
Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Built Airplanes Still Actively Flying?
Replies: 42
Views: 12588

RE: First Built Airplanes Still Actively Flying?

The first production BAe 146 is still flying as an atmospheric research aircraft. It was originally produced as a -100 series, and then converted to a -300 when that type was first being tested. The second off the production line (technically the oldest -100) is still in service as a freighter opera...

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by BAeRJ100
Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW To Announce New Long Haul Route To Asia
Replies: 24
Views: 12968

RE: LGW To Announce New Long Haul Route To Asia

GA doesn't have any 777's in their fleet at the moment, do they have these on order? Leasing? Possible typo?

Edit: Disregard, looked it up and answered my own question!

[Edited 2013-02-01 03:31:29]

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by BAeRJ100
Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is The Tupolev Tu-204 Not Grounded?
Replies: 26
Views: 8636

RE: Why Is The Tupolev Tu-204 Not Grounded?

My last flight with QF was delayed half an hour due to a tech issue - why is the 737 not being grounded?!!!

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by BAeRJ100
Tue Jan 15, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Return Catering
Replies: 57
Views: 13987

RE: Return Catering

Virtually all of the FIFO (Fly-in Fly-Out) flights operated in Western Australia have return catering loaded along with the outbound in <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>, and it's the cabin crew's responsibility to get it all sorted out on the other end...

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by BAeRJ100
Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cell Phone Use After Landing
Replies: 25
Views: 7287

RE: Cell Phone Use After Landing

I'm cabin crew for an Australian airline, and it seems to be a policy amongst all airlines here that - as others have said - phones can be used if disembarkation will occur via the jetbridge, but not if via airstairs and across the tarmac (the same goes for boarding too). The #1 reason we are told t...

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by BAeRJ100
Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Safety Video
Replies: 17
Views: 4105

RE: QF Safety Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Fuling" class="quote" target="_blank">Fuling</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> There's at least tw...

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by BAeRJ100
Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of Ex BA QF763's @ QF?
Replies: 65
Views: 8606

RE: Future Of Ex BA QF763's @ QF?

QF intends to only keep the 16 767s with <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym> engines (registrations that begin with <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-OG*), and these are the aircraft being fitted with the refurbished cabin. I can't remember off the top of my ...

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by BAeRJ100
Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 65
Replies: 199
Views: 8655

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/Ben175" class="quote" target="_blank">Ben175</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Also, does anybody know how long this "fast-tr...

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by BAeRJ100
Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Open Cabin Doors From Outside
Replies: 45
Views: 23404

RE: Airlines Open Cabin Doors From Outside

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/smi0006" class="quote" target="_blank">smi0006</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Not really, I believe that it is an Australi...

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by BAeRJ100
Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did QF Serve JFK In The 1990s?
Replies: 6
Views: 6658

RE: Did QF Serve JFK In The 1990s?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ordjoe" class="quote" target="_blank">ordjoe</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>It was flight 108 often called one O late as i...

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by BAeRJ100
Sun Aug 19, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft In Airline Repo TV Show
Replies: 8
Views: 14579

RE: Aircraft In Airline Repo TV Show

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RWA380" class="quote" target="_blank">RWA380</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I saw this episode, the registration numbers w...

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by BAeRJ100
Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF VH-OEJ, New Name?
Replies: 7
Views: 5277

RE: QF VH-OEJ, New Name?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Oak522" class="quote" target="_blank">Oak522</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Is this the former Nancy Bird?</i></font></td>...

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by BAeRJ100
Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 62
Replies: 195
Views: 30746

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 62

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sydscott" class="quote" target="_blank">sydscott</a> (<a href="#78" class="quote">Reply 78</a>):<br/><i>Hopefully they're spending some money to...

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by BAeRJ100
Sat May 26, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perth's Massive Growth - What's Next?
Replies: 125
Views: 13875

RE: Perth's Massive Growth - What's Next?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JQflightie" class="quote" target="_blank">JQflightie</a> (<a href="#107" class="quote">Reply 107</a>):<br/><i>Alliance are progressivly buying e...

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by BAeRJ100
Mon May 14, 2012 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Hostess Falls Off Plane Onto Tarmac In GSE
Replies: 71
Views: 29007

RE: Ryanair Hostess Falls Off Plane Onto Tarmac In GSE

A similar incident happened a couple years ago on a 717 at <acronym title="Ayers Rock - Connellan (AYQ / YAYE), Australia - Northern Territory">AYQ</acronym>. A training cabin crew member was in charge of closing the doors (albeit under supervision), and had signalled to ground staff that the door w...

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by BAeRJ100
Fri May 04, 2012 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAe 146 & Avro RJ-What It Could've Been And Future
Replies: 41
Views: 14622

RE: BAe 146 & Avro RJ-What It Could've Been And Future

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/trinxat" class="quote" target="_blank">trinxat</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>And on the wing section you hardly can fit...

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by BAeRJ100
Wed May 02, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAe 146 & Avro RJ-What It Could've Been And Future
Replies: 41
Views: 14622

RE: BAe 146 & Avro RJ-What It Could've Been And Future

I'm fortunate enough to be a cabin crew member of the only airline in Australia that still operates the 146/Avro <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>. As we utilise a fleet of 146-100, -200 and -300 aircraft (the only Avro <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>'s we have are the 100s...

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by BAeRJ100
Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 59
Replies: 242
Views: 24866

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 59

The word going around <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym> the last few months actually has been that <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> would use an A380 to <acronym title="Johannesburg - OR Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), Sout...

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by BAeRJ100
Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread # 58
Replies: 201
Views: 26304

RE: Australian Aviation Thread # 58

There's a rumour going around Perth Airport (emphasis on rumour), that <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> is interested in starting A380 operations to Johannesburg via <acronym title="Perth (PER / YPPH), Australia - Western Australia">PER</acronym>, and that South African is scouting o...

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by BAeRJ100
Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF's VH-OQA - MSN014 - Repair Almost Complete
Replies: 36
Views: 17239

RE: QF's VH-OQA - MSN014 - Repair Almost Complete

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/817Dreamliiner" class="quote" target="_blank">817Dreamliiner</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>why would it have gotten a spe...

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by BAeRJ100
Sat Feb 18, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America - What's Going On?
Replies: 12
Views: 13070

RE: Virgin America - What's Going On?

I booked flights through their website just after the system switch, and it all worked fine. Took about 5 attempts to select seats though (kept saying the entire aircraft was already full), but eventually got it to work. Refuses to accept my Velocity Rewards number at all though, I fill everything i...

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by BAeRJ100
Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malev Ceases Operations Part 1
Replies: 219
Views: 45721

Malev Ceases Operations Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LGWflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">LGWflyer</a> (<a href="#131" class="quote">Reply 131</a>):<br/><i>Hmm yeah I don't expect for them to be...

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by BAeRJ100
Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26374

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

Virgin Blue 737-700 <acronym title="Aeropostal (Venezuela)">VH</acronym>-<acronym title="Visby (VBY / ESSV), Sweden">VBY</acronym> "Virginia Blue", the airline's 50th aircraft and painted in a special blue livery, is now being repainted in the white Virgin Australia colours. Photos from <acronym tit...

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by BAeRJ100
Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26374

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/eta+unknown" class="quote" target="_blank">eta unknown</a> (<a href="#205" class="quote">Reply 205</a>):<br/><i>FYI the parted out 146 at <acron...

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by BAeRJ100
Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF32 Hits Severe Turbulence On 1/8/12: 7 Hurt
Replies: 45
Views: 23484

RE: QF32 Hits Severe Turbulence On 1/8/12: 7 Hurt

QF can't get a break with their A380s, can they. First the VH-OQA accident on the exact same route, and now this just days after they discovered cracks in that bird's wings.

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by BAeRJ100
Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26374

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JQflightie" class="quote" target="_blank">JQflightie</a> (<a href="#70" class="quote">Reply 70</a>):<br/><i>This is <acronym title="Perth (PER /...

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by BAeRJ100
Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #57
Replies: 227
Views: 26374

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #57

And arrives at (almost) the same time too - talk about competing head-to-head.

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by BAeRJ100
Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cracks Found In A380s During Qantas Repairs
Replies: 93
Views: 50168

RE: Cracks Found In A380s During Qantas Repairs

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Raebo" class="quote" target="_blank">Raebo</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>Why would a low time Qantas A380 be going thro...

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by BAeRJ100
Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread #56
Replies: 210
Views: 24793

RE: Australian Aviation Thread #56

National Jet Systems has been fined for underpaying their staff: <a href="http://www.perthnow.com.au/business/local-business/aviation-firm-fined-for-underpaying-pilots/story-e6frg2s3-1226222050497" target="_blank">http://www.perthnow.com.au/business/...ilots/story-e6frg2s3-1226222050497</a> <table b...

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by BAeRJ100
Sat Dec 10, 2011 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Was Ansett Like?
Replies: 52
Views: 13361

RE: What Was Ansett Like?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JQflightie" class="quote" target="_blank">JQflightie</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Fleet wise, at the time of collapse, B...

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by BAeRJ100
Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger's IPhone4 Explodes Midflight
Replies: 23
Views: 14655

RE: Passenger's IPhone4 Explodes Midflight

I wouldn't really call landing "mid flight", but ok.

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by BAeRJ100
Mon Nov 21, 2011 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LO New Livery Update
Replies: 42
Views: 15704

RE: LO New Livery Update

I honestly feel it looks much too "plain". That 787 looks fantastic, the 737 just looks boring. It'd be so nice if airlines realised there was more choice than white.

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by BAeRJ100
Sun Nov 20, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Do New B717's Come From?
Replies: 9
Views: 11997

RE: Where Do New B717's Come From?

Not sure why <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> would have an order. Their former <acronym title="Jetstar (Australia)">JQ</acronym> 717s were all sold off to <acronym title="National Jet Systems (Australia) and Northern Air Cargo (USA)">NC</acronym> a few years ago - they <i>are</i> be...

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