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by s.p.a.s.
Mon Dec 26, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Help With A Thai DC10
Replies: 2
Views: 5366

Help With A Thai DC10

Hello, That one might be a long shot... I was putting some order on my slide collection and found a slide <acronym title="Highland Air (Sweden)">HS</acronym>-TMC, a Thai DC10. I list my slides by c/n and l/n and that particular registration was assigned to two airframes: l/n 234 and l/n 438. Off cou...

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by s.p.a.s.
Tue Nov 15, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Not Much Interest From Airlines In HGS?
Replies: 42
Views: 10493

RE: Why Not Much Interest From Airlines In HGS?

On my current job, flying E-Jets (E190/195), we are recommended to use the <acronym title="Hastings (HGS / GFHA), Sierra Leone">HGS</acronym> on all flight phases, IMC or VMC. My personal view is that it is a very nice feature, but from time to time I like to dim out the brightness or turn it off al...

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by s.p.a.s.
Mon Nov 07, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 787 Pilot Transition Issue From 777
Replies: 35
Views: 24386

RE: ANA 787 Pilot Transition Issue From 777

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Plus the pilots are probably used to the gear coming down when directed on the B777. That must be quite an adjustment.</i></font></td></tr></table> Could yo...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo
Replies: 28
Views: 13916

RE: Air Seychelles New Livery & Logo

Very nice colours... On a side note, last year I visited the Seychelles and was not overly impressed. The landscape is indeed very nice but in general all people we get in contact conveyed an "autopilot" feeling in regards to treating the tourists, i.e. not very nice or proactive in making the human...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Sigma 120-400 Or Nikon 80-400?
Replies: 4
Views: 11975

RE: Sigma 120-400 Or Nikon 80-400?

Jaeps, For about two months I bought the Nikon 80-400, and I use it on both my D70 and my F5 (when shooting slides). It is a nice lens, albeit the zoom ring is a bit clumsy and not very user friendly. Besides that, and used in conjunction with the D70 the <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> is ...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Jun 27, 2009 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Were You On July 20....1969?
Replies: 60
Views: 4157

RE: Where Were You On July 20....1969?

I was still on my father's left ball..or had it been the right one? Big grin

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Jackson Dead
Replies: 212
Views: 10066

RE: Michael Jackson Dead

May the one who never said a joke about MJ antics throw the first stone.

Dying at 50 is way too early for anyone, but that does not change the fact he was a weirdo, child molester, not to mention all the skin colour change madness.

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Jun 25, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Discuss Your Rarest Finds
Replies: 38
Views: 4594

RE: Discuss Your Rarest Finds

I'm was very happy to nail that one: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0506651/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0506651/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/5/6/0506651.jpg" alt="Click here for...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun May 03, 2009 4:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Non-ETOPS Delivery Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 9884

RE: Non-ETOPS Delivery Flight

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:41 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Photographers Corner Log In
Replies: 95
Views: 2950

RE: Photographers Corner Log In

Not working too...

Nice too see customer support working as fast a tired turtle...

Cheers

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Feb 17, 2008 1:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Head's Up: Aeromag Brazil Magazine Scam Ongoing
Replies: 2
Views: 3169

RE: Head's Up: Aeromag Brazil Magazine Scam Ongoing

Hello Chuck, Living in Brazil and by chance knowing the guy who wrote you, I'll not put his full name here, but his initials are <acronym title="Sansa (Costa Rica)">RZ</acronym>, I can confirm that he is indeed an aviation photojournalist and also a first-officer with TAM, flying the A330. In the pa...

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Nov 15, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Ground Test Accident
Replies: 322
Views: 96590

RE: Airbus Ground Test Accident

Holy crap...

[I deleted the image, was posted before]

But, holy crap indeed...

Cheers

RS

[Edited 2007-11-15 13:40:12]

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Nov 15, 2007 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st A340-500 TAM In Full Cs , No Photo!
Replies: 59
Views: 14113

RE: 1st A340-500 TAM In Full Cs , No Photo!

A colour scheme change would be very welcome and please, CHANGE THIS TERRIBLE FONT.
It looks like some illiterate guy wrote it  thumbsdown 

Bgrds

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Nov 03, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates 777-200LR?
Replies: 27
Views: 8393

RE: Emirates 777-200LR?

Well well... Operating times in/out <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> are not very photography friendly, added to the fact the airport itself does not offer many photo spots from inside the building. Landing shots are not possible due t...

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VARIG's New Identity Online
Replies: 87
Views: 15019

RE: VARIG's New Identity Online

This is a cheap scheme and could turn into very pleasant without big changes...

Cost cutting must have been the guideline here, and fleet communality(with Gol), hence the white engines cowlings, as well.

Cheers

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Sep 29, 2007 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Taag 777s To EuroAtlantic
Replies: 12
Views: 6516

Taag 777s To EuroAtlantic

Heard through the grapevine that both TAAG B777-200ER are going to EuroAtlantic, the rumour seems to have some substance as I was even given the future registrations : msn 34565 - <acronym title="Continental Micronesia (USA)">CS</acronym>-TFL (ex D2-TED) msn 34566 - <acronym title="Continental Micro...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Decides: 12 X A380 & 24 X B787
Replies: 319
Views: 45345

RE: BA Decides: 12 X A380 & 24 X B787

Quoting an mesage seen on pprune and attributed to Willie Walsh, on an internal mail to all <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> employees. <i>FROM: Willie Walsh, Chief Executive <acronym title="President Airlines (Cambodia)">TO</acronym>: All mail users We have today placed an order for 12...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Ultimate 748 Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 2809

RE: The Ultimate 748 Thread

According ATDB.org at leas 53 airframes are still operational, mainly with third world air forces and some airlines in Canada and Africa

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Sep 27, 2007 7:42 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Gear?
Replies: 51
Views: 9203

RE: Your Gear?

Here we go: Digital: Nikon D70 Nikkor 80-200 2.<acronym title="Expo Aviation (Sri Lanka) and Volare Airlines (Italy)">8D</acronym> <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> <acronym title="Edelweiss Air (Switzerland)">ED</acronym> Nikkor 70-300 f4.5~5.6 <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> Nikkor...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Sep 14, 2007 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM First A321 PR-MXA Arrived (PICS)
Replies: 13
Views: 3781

RE: TAM First A321 PR-MXA Arrived (PICS)

Yes, all A321s will be factory fresh

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Sep 08, 2007 3:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Kiwi @ Maks 2007 Russia!
Replies: 8
Views: 3319

RE: The Kiwi @ Maks 2007 Russia!

<img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v128/chrisgee/Aviation/MAKS%202007%20-%20Russia/Static%20Display/_DSC3657copy.jpg" width="600" height="410" border=0> Nice belly...errr..I mean, Blackjack  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/eek.gif" alt="Wow!">  <img src="/discussions/graph...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Sep 07, 2007 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AeroMexico: Next 777 On Sight! (Arrival) - Part 3
Replies: 7
Views: 4242

RE: AeroMexico: Next 777 On Sight! (Arrival) - Part 3

Is this ex-RG PP-VRB?

Gran saludos

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Tue Sep 04, 2007 8:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jokes That'll Offend Everyone :)
Replies: 313
Views: 18617

RE: Jokes That'll Offend Everyone :)

Q: How you put 100 jews in a Mini Cooper?
A: Inside the ashtrays

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by s.p.a.s.
Mon Aug 20, 2007 6:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Control Wheel Steering
Replies: 18
Views: 23636

RE: Control Wheel Steering

How does this system work, by the way?

In my, perhaps wrong, understanding the crew makes AP inputs via the control yoke.

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Jul 25, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Creating Chaos At GRU
Replies: 114
Views: 13705

RE: TAM Creating Chaos At GRU

Just a small correction JJMNGR, The Pantantal ATR did not skid off the runway at the end. It was landing on 17R and lost the centreline more or less close to the <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Congonhas (CGH / SBSP), Brazil">CGH</acronym> VOR installation (close to taxiway C). Hardly at the end of the ...

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by s.p.a.s.
Mon Jul 23, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF New Scheme B763ER 2130Arr SYD ...
Replies: 179
Views: 31375

RE: QF New Scheme B763ER 2130Arr SYD ...

You sure the pylons are red? They look wrapped in some red plastic/protection cover

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH Part 2
Replies: 311
Views: 38308

RE: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH Part 2

Spacecadet,

Actually this video on YTube has a lower quality than when seen on TV. On another video you can clearly see the water spray from the reverse.

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH Part 2
Replies: 311
Views: 38308

RE: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH Part 2

Hi Mandala, <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face=...

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Jul 18, 2007 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH Part 2
Replies: 311
Views: 38308

RE: TAM Plane Crashed In CGH Part 2

Mandala499 Just a small insight. I work at <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Congonhas (CGH / SBSP), Brazil">CGH</acronym> and my office has a vantage view over the 35L/35R thresholds. While I wasn't at the airport at the crash time, since Monday we had this -RA/RA condition and runway 35L, newly surfaced...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Jul 13, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chile LAN To Purchase 787s For 3.2 Bln
Replies: 77
Views: 12851

RE: Chile LAN To Purchase 787s For 3.2 Bln

I wonder if Aerolineas Argentinas will be next to jump into the 787 bandwagon

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Tue Jul 10, 2007 8:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Waving FO - A No Go?
Replies: 28
Views: 3030

RE: Waving FO - A No Go?

The ultimate "waving F/O" photo, hun? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1233472/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1233472/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/2/7/4/1233472.jpg" alt="Click here fo...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-700 Operations Manual
Replies: 27
Views: 38022

RE: 737-700 Operations Manual

Might be worth to take a look here: http://www.eflightmanuals.com/

They sell a lot of manuals online either as PDF or hardcopy. No 737NG, sorry

Best regards,

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Jun 28, 2007 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787 Has Left The Building! Photos
Replies: 441
Views: 299041

RE: First 787 Has Left The Building! Photos

I would say the photos were made from two different locations... first close to the area shown by Iwok, then, while the plane was being towed (on a slow speed for sure) the photographer changed locations to the spot shown by Gunsontheroof

Salz

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Jun 27, 2007 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787 Has Left The Building! Photos
Replies: 441
Views: 299041

RE: First 787 Has Left The Building! Photos

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787 Has Left The Building! Photos
Replies: 441
Views: 299041

RE: First 787 Has Left The Building! Photos

Impressive plane and a big achievement for the hole aviation industry. Now lets take her to the skies

Cheers

Salz

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ocean Air First Int'l Flight(GRU-MEX) Begin Aug 15
Replies: 29
Views: 4470

RE: Ocean Air First Int'l Flight(GRU-MEX) Begin Au

Nice development Remains to be seen if and when they will get a second 767-300ER in order to launch the African routes. Rumour also has it that at least one 757-200 is planned From what I heard, they plan to operate daily flights GRU-BSB-MAO with the B763ER, due to begin as soon as possible Cheers S...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Jun 24, 2007 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Conviasa Gets Its A342 Certified To Fly!
Replies: 35
Views: 4669

RE: Conviasa Gets Its A342 Certified To Fly!

Just a small correction Civilav,

The first Latin American airline operating to Beirut was not VARIG but Panair do Brasil. They also had flights to Cairo and Istanbul.

Bgrds
RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Assembly Update (Detailed) - Part VI
Replies: 16
Views: 7452

RE: 787 Assembly Update (Detailed) - Part VI

Has the date for the first flight already been decided?

Cheers

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Le Bourget 2007 ATR, Bombardier, Embraer
Replies: 29
Views: 6699

RE: Official: Le Bourget 2007 ATR, Bombardier, Embraer

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Jun 20, 2007 8:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chilean Peso Question
Replies: 7
Views: 1691

RE: Chilean Peso Question

Funny enough, people are not very happy with them in Brazil and the plan to make other face values using the same material were dropped. The R$ 10,00 bill was introduced during the 500 years anniversary of Brazil (seven years ago). I heard thah bank people (cashiers mainly) don't like them as they a...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Jun 09, 2007 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: LH To Fly FRA-EZE Nonstop Again.
Replies: 115
Views: 13305

Confirmed: LH To Fly FRA-EZE Nonstop Again.

I have it from a very reliable source (inside DLH) that indeed they will operated <acronym title="Frankfurt - Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> non-stop next winter (northe...

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by s.p.a.s.
Mon May 14, 2007 7:09 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Spotting Advice At Rio GIG / Dumont And Sao Paulo
Replies: 12
Views: 5746

RE: Spotting Advice At Rio GIG / Dumont And Sao Pa

Hi Jurgen/Soundtrack I don't know where those people (spotters, too) that make accounts of robberies, violence, have been spotting in Brazil, because, as a local, I've never heard that kind of tales (maybe because they are just that, tales). I agree that depending on where you go (city) you must be ...

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by s.p.a.s.
Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Oversharpened? Yeah, Sure...
Replies: 6
Views: 2312

Oversharpened? Yeah, Sure...

From yestarday into today had a lot of rejections, mainly due "oversharpened"... This is one of the photos rejected: <a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/rejections/big/20070226_PRGOC_SBGL_AN_RS.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/r.../big/20070226_PRGOC_SBGL_AN_RS.jpg</a> A...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM First MD-11 On The Way To CDG
Replies: 2
Views: 5054

TAM First MD-11 On The Way To CDG

Attention French (and other) spotters.. Today's (Saturday) flight JJ8089 is being operated by the first TAM MD11, <acronym title="West Air Sweden and Capital Cargo International Airlines (USA)">PT</acronym>-MSH, formerly with Varig as <acronym title="Jet Aviation Business Jets (Switzerland)">PP</acr...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Embraer Correct Nomenclature
Replies: 1
Views: 1856

Embraer Correct Nomenclature

Dear screeners/editors I was in the process of uploading a image from the Embraer 190 prototype and noticed that both the Embraer 170 and 190 families are referred as ERJ-170/175 and ERJ-190/195. This is plain wrong as the manufacturer itself uses EMB-190/195 or EMB-170/175 to identify both types. T...

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by s.p.a.s.
Mon Jan 08, 2007 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eads To Reveal "Power8" Restructuring Imminently
Replies: 71
Views: 4759

RE: Eads To Reveal "Power8" Restructuring Imminent

Hmmmm,

Sounds like a sequel to the infamous TQMS program...

Time will tell..

RS

PS. Total Quality Management System, a.k.a Time to Quit and Move to Seattle

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by s.p.a.s.
Mon Jan 08, 2007 5:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-Av Photography Contest Version 2
Replies: 35
Views: 3089

RE: Non-Av Photography Contest Version 2

Here we go... @Salzburg <img src="http://fserv02.flogs.com.br/s/salzinger/fotos/4_182971.jpg" width="500" height="752" border=0> @São Paulo <img src="http://fserv13.flogs.com.br/s/salzinger/fotos/4_345870.jpg" width="500" height="333" border=0> @Varadero <img src="http://fserv05.flogs.com.br/s/salzi...

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by s.p.a.s.
Mon Jan 08, 2007 2:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: YS-11 Data
Replies: 7
Views: 3488

RE: YS-11 Data

Hi Browntailwhale, Thanks for the offering. We need the performance/flight planning manual with all the tables for climb/cruise/descent/holding in order to create an <acronym title="Proteus Airlines (France)">YS</acronym>-11 profile together with our flight planning software provider. Off course the...

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by s.p.a.s.
Mon Jan 08, 2007 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Crappiest Part Of Your Town, By Reputation
Replies: 147
Views: 6528

RE: Crappiest Part Of Your Town, By Reputation

São Paulo is a rather big city, with many (maybe too many to mention) hot-spots at the outskirts (parts from south and east zones are the worst during night and day). On a 10Km radius from downtown I could mention the Praça da Republica (Republic Sqr.) area affectionately know as "Boca do Lixo" (som...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Jan 07, 2007 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RG's Vintage L-188
Replies: 12
Views: 2409

RE: RG's Vintage L-188

Hi Baron95... Turns out I have the time ...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile"> <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:f...

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