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by wing
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERJ 175 Pilots bored out of their minds even on regional flights
Replies: 94
Views: 22537

Re: ERJ 175 Pilots bored out of their minds even on regional flights

If you are loving it,it never gets boring.

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by wing
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Increase in MTOW
Replies: 13
Views: 2346

Re: Increase in MTOW

The airplane is designed to operate with 79Ts.The higher the MTOW , higher is the landing,overflying etc. fees are.If your operations require short haul,low cost than you go with 73,5 T and save money from operational costs but if you require a longer range,higher density operation than you pay cert...

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Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cargo Pilots: a different breed of airmen?
Replies: 82
Views: 13374

Re: Cargo Pilots: a different breed of airmen?

We fly passenger and cargo on the same roster A330/340 and A330F. Honestly I prefer cargo flights, because little boxes can't complain and they don't get sick either.And yes I change my uniform to fly with something more comfortable :) https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152723826233364&se...

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Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A340 Takeoff Performance Calculations
Replies: 17
Views: 2537

Re: A340 Takeoff Performance Calculations

When I first started flying the A340-300 ,it had a very different feeling during rotation compared to A330 It made me feel that the nose is heavier than normal and creates an instinct to pull the side stick harder to achieve the rotation, which instantly triggers the fear of a tail strike than your ...

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Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2017
Replies: 213
Views: 21323

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2017

wing wrote:
Turkish Airlines will purchase B787.


:thumbsup: 8-)

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Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2017
Replies: 213
Views: 21323

Re: Turkish Aviation September 2017

Turkish Airlines will purchase B787.

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Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 18325

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2017

It's a wet-lease. There were 500 applications from the TK crew to go to Ecuador with the aircraft.[/quote]

I don't know the source of this information but I can tell that none of the pilots volunteer for this operation maybe cabin crew?

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Fri Jun 02, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 18325

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2017

TK105 wrote:
wing wrote:
One A330 is wet leased to TAME airline,to conduct Quito(UIO) JFK(KJFK) flights.

Are you going with it?


No, I am not.I am not regular line flying.

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Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2017
Replies: 144
Views: 18325

Re: Turkish Aviation June 2017

One A330 is wet leased to TAME airline,to conduct Quito(UIO) JFK(KJFK) flights.

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Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Somali Bomber Was Targeting Turkish Airlines
Replies: 15
Views: 15384

Somali Bomber Was Targeting Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines has its own security when the airplane arrives.Turkish special forces traines local armed forces for a very long time and a regiment of Turkish Special Army force is based in Mogadishu.Anytime THY airplane lands the speceial trained crew with dogs secure around the airplane and sear...

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Mon Nov 30, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2015
Replies: 120
Views: 16011

RE: Turkish Aviation November 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/northstar80" class="quote" target="_blank">northstar80</a> (<a href="#108" class="quote">Reply 108</a>):<br/><i>Thats interesting. I wonder why ...

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Tue Nov 24, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Jet Allegedly Shot Down In Turkey
Replies: 306
Views: 27853

RE: Russian Jet Allegedly Shot Down In Turkey

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Acheron" class="quote" target="_blank">Acheron</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Turkey's allies in the area executed both ...

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Fri Nov 13, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation November 2015
Replies: 120
Views: 16011

RE: Turkish Aviation November 2015

Can anyone summarise the remaining number of A330's and B777 yet to come from the original order of 15+5 of each?

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Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Complete Engine Failure On Takeoff
Replies: 19
Views: 6364

RE: Complete Engine Failure On Takeoff

A quote from rejected take off briefing" We abort take off........or aircraft unsafe or unable to fly"

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Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Differences Between 1989 A320 And 2015 A320
Replies: 52
Views: 13024

RE: Differences Between 1989 A320 And 2015 A320

FMGS data base capacity and speed has increased.All new features introduced.Some locigs behind the <acronym title="Air One (Italy)">AP</acronym> system is also changed such as it used to capture the <acronym title="Airfoyle (United Kingdom) and Grant Aviation (USA)">GS</acronym> before LOC intercept...

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Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Evacuation Slides On Cargo Jets?
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

RE: Evacuation Slides On Cargo Jets?

A330 F has two slides on the both front doors L1 and R1.

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Tue Nov 10, 2015 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus In Talk For 30 A380s For 2 Airlines
Replies: 135
Views: 36062

RE: Airbus In Talk For 30 A380s For 2 Airlines

The only reason that <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> holding still for A380 is the lack of space and inforstructure of Istanbul's Airport.The previous CEO told that they were about the sign the contract but Istanbul airport was simply not ready to accomodate A380.Since the beginning o...

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Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hooligans Prompt TK Diversion
Replies: 7
Views: 4008

RE: Hooligans Prompt TK Diversion

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mozart" class="quote" target="_blank">mozart</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>How are these things handled, does the luggage...

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Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shaheen Air Off Runway At Lahore
Replies: 41
Views: 10338

RE: Shaheen Air Off Runway At Lahore

Stabilised approach is very important to avoid runway overruns.

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Tue Sep 15, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2015
Replies: 82
Views: 12326

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/1g" class="quote" target="_blank">1g</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>Can you please elaborate on this, in the sense how d...

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Mon Sep 14, 2015 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2015
Replies: 82
Views: 12326

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TKA380" class="quote" target="_blank">TKA380</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>News are reporting that 59 foreign THY pilot...

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Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Most Turbulent Aircraft
Replies: 26
Views: 9364

RE: Most Turbulent Aircraft

Many of the comments are based on single or few experiences on aircraft types.Spend a life on the airplanes and you will see that there is no airplane which doesnt effect from turblance and there is no part of the world which is always smooth or turbulent.Just keep your seatbelts on when seated and ...

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Sat Jun 06, 2015 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2015
Replies: 112
Views: 14806

RE: Turkish Aviation June 2015

<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="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>What's the issue with those airplanes? <...

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Fri Jun 05, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2015
Replies: 112
Views: 14806

RE: Turkish Aviation June 2015

I will be glad if we are getting rid of JNG,hope to see JNF out of fleet also.They are the black sheeps of the fleet,no one likes them.The rest of reg :N series and new O series are awesome.

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Fri Jun 05, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation June 2015
Replies: 112
Views: 14806

RE: Turkish Aviation June 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ist2014" class="quote" target="_blank">ist2014</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Captain wings, where are leased 332 deploy...

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Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2015
Replies: 206
Views: 23321

RE: Turkish Aviation April 2015

The runway coordinates given by Nepal Civil aviation authority for Katmandu airport is now being investigated.With no mulfunction on the aircraft and no wind the left tires of the aircraft landed directly out of runway,in the low visibility conditions,tires burst and dragged the aircraft out to the ...

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Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2015
Replies: 206
Views: 23321

RE: Turkish Aviation April 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bahadir" class="quote" target="_blank">bahadir</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i>some strange routing. </i></font></td></tr...

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Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK To Buy Another 4 X 332F Cargo Jets
Replies: 27
Views: 8777

RE: TK To Buy Another 4 X 332F Cargo Jets

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/A342" class="quote" target="_blank">A342</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>An Airbus factory in <acronym title="Istanbul - ...

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Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK To Buy Another 4 X 332F Cargo Jets
Replies: 27
Views: 8777

RE: TK To Buy Another 4 X 332F Cargo Jets

Cargo operation is something totally different from passenger operations.A330F version looks having disadvantages compared to 747F and 777F.Both Boeing aircraft has range and tonnage advantages compared to A330F.On the other hand depending on the cargo operations you do, it may just be the right air...

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Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2015
Replies: 163
Views: 17387

RE: Turkish Aviation March 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/A342" class="quote" target="_blank">A342</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>Are you sure <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">T...

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Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2015
Replies: 163
Views: 17387

RE: Turkish Aviation March 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bahadir" class="quote" target="_blank">bahadir</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>Wing, actually <acronym title="Delta Air L...

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Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2015
Replies: 163
Views: 17387

RE: Turkish Aviation March 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bahadir" class="quote" target="_blank">bahadir</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>Has anyone tried Onur Air on their Europea...

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Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2015
Replies: 123
Views: 15545

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TK787" class="quote" target="_blank">TK787</a> (<a href="#90" class="quote">Reply 90</a>):<br/><i>ll Asian flights are circling over <acronym ti...

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Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2015
Replies: 123
Views: 15545

RE: Turkish Aviation February 2015

Interesting comment from my FO today.He flew Temel Kotil last week from Saudia Arabia(Medina or Jeddah I cant remember) and asked him about the board's A380decision.He said THY is not interested in buying any A380 since it is not feasable and they were focusing on A350 and B777X !!! I am quite surpr...

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Tue Jan 20, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A330 Throttle In Cruise Question
Replies: 19
Views: 6579

RE: A330 Throttle In Cruise Question

In my recent flights after reading this post,I went out for my rest period and decided to use the <acronym title="Islena Airlines (Honduras)">WC</acronym> before taking my nap.Our 330-200's has the crew rest in front so we use the lavatory at the mid section which is close to the engines.While waiti...

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Mon Dec 01, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation December 2014
Replies: 144
Views: 16523

RE: Turkish Aviation December 2014

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TK787" class="quote" target="_blank">TK787</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Finally, this is a bit off topic and I ju...

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Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Embraer Crosswind Landing At O'Hare
Replies: 37
Views: 19538

RE: American Embraer Crosswind Landing At O'Hare

Does anybody has the actual weather information of the time that video shot?

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Sat Oct 18, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK Potentially Discriminates Against Worker In MAD
Replies: 65
Views: 9361

RE: TK Potentially Discriminates Against Worker In MAD

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SCQ83" class="quote" target="_blank">SCQ83</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>So this bring IMO another point of the ME...

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Tue Sep 23, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2014
Replies: 121
Views: 14760

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2014

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JU068" class="quote" target="_blank">JU068</a> (<a href="#93" class="quote">Reply 93</a>):<br/><i>I just saw on Flight Radar 24 that almost all ...

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Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2014
Replies: 121
Views: 14760

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2014

<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="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>Quoting mercure1 (Reply 43): Interesting s...

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Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2014
Replies: 121
Views: 14760

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2014

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mercure1" class="quote" target="_blank">mercure1</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>nteresting story ==> During original ord...

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Wed Sep 10, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2014
Replies: 121
Views: 14760

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2014

<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="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>Quoting ist2014 (Reply 32): one question: ...

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Sat Sep 06, 2014 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation September 2014
Replies: 121
Views: 14760

RE: Turkish Aviation September 2014

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TK787" class="quote" target="_blank">TK787</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>Domestic terminal and traffic outside was craz...

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Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330
Replies: 18
Views: 6753

RE: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheSonntag" class="quote" target="_blank">TheSonntag</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>So did you fly the A340, as well? If...

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Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330
Replies: 18
Views: 6753

RE: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/umit" class="quote" target="_blank">umit</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Congradtion , hope to fly with you one day .... ...

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330
Replies: 18
Views: 6753

RE: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheSonntag" class="quote" target="_blank">TheSonntag</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>So, @Wing, where are you flying with...

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2014
Replies: 132
Views: 16001

RE: Turkish Aviation August 2014

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LLA001" class="quote" target="_blank">LLA001</a> (<a href="#103" class="quote">Reply 103</a>):<br/><i>s it true that all of the airspace above a...

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Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330
Replies: 18
Views: 6753

RE: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheSonntag" class="quote" target="_blank">TheSonntag</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> I just thought you have to be FO on a...

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Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330
Replies: 18
Views: 6753

Captain Wing's First Impressions Flying The A 330

<a href="http://www.airliners.net" target="_blank">Wing;The Most Brand New A-321 Pilot</a> It has been almost 10 years I posted the above.It was about my first impressions about A321(we recieved the A321 first and recivewed A320 and A319 later on)After almost 10 years and 8800 hours of flying the A3...

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Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation August 2014
Replies: 132
Views: 16001

RE: Turkish Aviation August 2014

More than 50% of the cargo is carried not with cargo aircraft but with the cargo compartments of the pax aircraft.Especially B777 and A330 cargo holds have some amount of revenue cargo in every flight. Even on the A320 fleet there was a routine transfer of cargo including fresh vegetables even fish ...

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