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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Jul 28, 2005 12:03 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Your Longest FS Flights.
Replies: 135
Views: 18927

RE: Your Longest FS Flights.

BKK-JFK Thai 790, A340-500, all the way online on Vatsim

Cheers

Salz

[Edited 2005-07-27 17:03:31]

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Jul 27, 2005 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New KLM A330-200 Pic With Engines Mounted
Replies: 48
Views: 16343

RE: New KLM A330-200 Pic With Engines Mounted

I'm not very fond of Airbus A330s but this one is really nice.

Do our Dutch friends have an idea about the name policy KLM will use with the A330 fleet?

Cheers

Salz

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by s.p.a.s.
Tue Jul 26, 2005 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Permitted, A Married Couple To Fly The A/C?
Replies: 47
Views: 13327

RE: Is It Permitted, A Married Couple To Fly The A/C?

Varig has a couple flying the 777. He is on the left seat, she on the right.

Never heard about any problems...

Cheers

Salz

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by s.p.a.s.
Tue Jul 19, 2005 11:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A Photog Who Has To Be Honored(Carlos A.Morillo D)
Replies: 9
Views: 4621

RE: A Photog Who Has To Be Honored(Carlos A.Morillo D)

Sam, <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="ARIAL,...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Jul 03, 2005 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: White To Receive L1011 Tristar
Replies: 3
Views: 2982

RE: White To Receive L1011 Tristar

Hi Rob,

IIRC White is the new marketing name adopted by Yes.

Cheers

Salz

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Jun 24, 2005 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tom Cruise With A Short Temper. (video)
Replies: 32
Views: 3794

RE: Tom Cruise With A Short Temper. (video)

<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="ARIAL, Helv...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Jun 24, 2005 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT 767-300ER In Star Alliance C/S
Replies: 10
Views: 5318

RE: LOT 767-300ER In Star Alliance C/S

Indeed SP-LPE is former PP-VOK, confirmed by c/n. Also note it is a -341ER. 41 is Varig's Boeing code.

Cheers

Salz

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Jun 15, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: New Upload Queue Limits
Replies: 325
Views: 14510

RE: New Upload Queue Limits

This is a good move... New screeners are also a good move, but, one must take in account that maybe a.net should better train the (new)screeners concearning non-digital images (ie. slide and print scans).. The image output from a digital camera is very different from a scanned slide or print, and sc...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri May 06, 2005 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: REQ: Red Colours Aerolineas Argentinas Fokker 28
Replies: 1
Views: 2539

RE: REQ: Red Colours Aerolineas Argentinas Fokker 28

As I mentioned yesterday... Here's the image: <a href="http://images.fotopic.net/y8pm54.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://images.fotopic.net/y8pm54.jpg" width=650 height=441 alt="http://images.fotopic.net/y8pm54.jpg" border=0></a> Any guess? <acronym title="Tirana - Rinas International (Mother The...

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu May 05, 2005 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: REQ: Red Colours Aerolineas Argentinas Fokker 28
Replies: 1
Views: 2539

REQ: Red Colours Aerolineas Argentinas Fokker 28

Hi folks, Trying to find some help here... I just came across a slide of an Aerolineas Argentinas Fokker 28 (LV-LZN) which happens to have a red cheatline (similar to Martinar o/c) and the old logo (double-A) also in red. Any of the old timers/Argentinians here could shed some light on why/when etc?...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Apr 29, 2005 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This AC's New EMB175? (Real Picture?)
Replies: 24
Views: 25362

RE: Is This AC's New EMB175? (Real Picture?)

EMBQA beat me on this one...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Apr 29, 2005 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This AC's New EMB175? (Real Picture?)
Replies: 24
Views: 25362

RE: Is This AC's New EMB175? (Real Picture?)

<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="ARIAL, Helv...

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by s.p.a.s.
Tue Apr 26, 2005 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabian Airlines Orders 15 Embraer 170s
Replies: 15
Views: 7977

RE: Saudi Arabian Airlines Orders 15 Embraer 170s

AlitaliaMD11, First, thanks for plugging one of my photos of XJA  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/spin.gif" alt="spin" border=0>  Well, maybe this image will satisfy your (and others) imagination: <a href="http://images.fotopic.net/y8gzn8.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://images....

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Feb 03, 2005 9:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tire Smoke Photo
Replies: 21
Views: 2811

RE: Tire Smoke Photo

This one made the database today: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/770231/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/770231/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/1/3/2/770231.jpg" ALT="Click here for bigge...

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Feb 02, 2005 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas' EZE-LIM-EZE (via LIM) 1990s
Replies: 2
Views: 2603

RE: Aerolineas Argentinas' EZE-LIM-EZE (via LIM) 1990s

Midnight from where LanPeru? I took this flight back in 1997 and we left <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> around mid-morning. My particular routing was <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil"...

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Feb 02, 2005 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New TAP Portugal: Unveilled
Replies: 121
Views: 16333

RE: The New TAP Portugal: Unveilled

One word: hideous

filler
filler
fiiler

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Jan 28, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varig Log Acquiring 2 MD-11Fs
Replies: 12
Views: 4197

RE: Varig Log Acquiring 2 MD-11Fs

Hardi, From what I heard, they (V-Log) have plans to keep two DC10s (VMT and VQY) the 727-200s and possibly lease some (1 to 3) 757F. The 757 is still on plan and might not come to fruition. 727-100s to leave the fleet anytime soon. Let's see what happens now that VaspEX might leave an empty marketi...

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Jan 27, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varig Log Acquiring 2 MD-11Fs
Replies: 12
Views: 4197

RE: Varig Log Acquiring 2 MD-11Fs

PPVRA, I confirm that both MD11s are ex-KE birds. The first one arrived a few weeks ago and is at <acronym title="Rio de Janeiro - Galeao International (Antonio Carlos Jobim) (GIG / SBGL), Brazil">GIG</acronym>. HL-7372 (tbr. <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym>-<acronym title="La Grand...

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Jan 27, 2005 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye For VASP... We Will Miss You!
Replies: 67
Views: 10243

RE: Goodbye For VASP... We Will Miss You!

Hardi,

Regarding VASP A300s, since many years only two were airworthy and one was scrapped at Congonhas (for spares).

Both airworthy planes were not flying since a few months.

Rgds

Renato

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Jan 27, 2005 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Varig, Iberia And The 757
Replies: 2
Views: 3460

Varig, Iberia And The 757

Hi, Yesterday another Varig 757 had problems in flight, this time, <acronym title="Jet Aviation Business Jets (Switzerland)">PP</acronym>-VTT between <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym> and <acronym title="Manaus - Eduardo Gomes (MAO / SB...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Jan 22, 2005 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GRU Upgrades One Step Closer!
Replies: 36
Views: 5222

RE: GRU Upgrades One Step Closer!

Regarding the runway, From latest reports I read and heard at the airport, they changed their mind and now the plans call for a runway much longer than originally planed, with 4200m (13780ft) and will be numbered 08/26. Yes, T1 and <acronym title="Lotus Air (Egypt) and Thai Air Cargo">T2</acronym> w...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Jan 22, 2005 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GRU Upgrades One Step Closer!
Replies: 36
Views: 5222

RE: GRU Upgrades One Step Closer!

PPVRA, The building behind the <acronym title="Varig Brasil and Varig (Brazil)">RG</acronym> 777 is the remains from a planned VASP maintenance facility. They begun the work but in the middle of it, VASP had no money to continue the building. And there it remains. On a side note, all the airport is ...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Jan 22, 2005 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GRU Upgrades One Step Closer!
Replies: 36
Views: 5222

RE: GRU Upgrades One Step Closer!

Regarding runway's correct location, please refer to this :

http://www.jetsite.com.br/fotos/GRU.jpg

Cheers

RS





[Edited 2005-01-21 16:42:54]

[Edited 2005-01-21 16:43:55]

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Jan 09, 2005 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Rollout (Pic)
Replies: 169
Views: 25875

RE: A380 Rollout (Pic)

JFKAUA,

Wow... It went from bad to worse with his revised nose!

It somehow reminds me from the nose of the first genertion Hercules (C-130A/B IIRC) without the radome...

Cheers

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Mon Jan 03, 2005 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Latest On Avianca's New B763 Livery!
Replies: 52
Views: 8030

RE: Latest On Avianca's New B763 Livery!

RCS763av

Here is a photo of it:



Click on the thumbnail for a bigger image...

IMHO: boring

Cheers

Renato

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by s.p.a.s.
Sun Jan 02, 2005 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: From A300-B2/B4 To A300-600/600R Numbering
Replies: 27
Views: 4317

RE: From A300-B2/B4 To A300-600/600R Numbering

DeltaWings,

There is also a A300B2(4)-200FF, FF stands for Forward Facing (Crew). Not many were build, though.

Rgds

Renato

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Dec 31, 2004 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: From A300-B2/B4 To A300-600/600R Numbering
Replies: 27
Views: 4317

RE: From A300-B2/B4 To A300-600/600R Numbering

Mel,

Please note that the correct version name of the A300-600 is indeed A300B4-600/-600R

Rgds

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Dec 31, 2004 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Charters Argentina-Brazil By Aerosur
Replies: 2
Views: 2003

RE: Strange Charters Argentina-Brazil By Aerosur

Argentina,

It is a well known fact that Argentinians like to spend the summer months upnorth in Brazil. Florianopolis is a very good example (some Argentinians even have houses down there) and from a few years the NE region began to be discovered, so to say.

Gran saludos

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Dec 31, 2004 1:54 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Photo Count...
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Photo Count...

Hi folks...

Today the photo DB is boosting 710.000+ photos...and we are just a few hours from 2005.. So what do you think will be the database size in one year?

Over 1.400.000?
Less than 1.400.000?

Cheers

Renato

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Dec 30, 2004 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Madrid Drops GIG
Replies: 36
Views: 3072

RE: Air Madrid Drops GIG

The funny part on it is that a few years ago Rio de Janeiro gvmt and Infraero started some marketing campaing to bring more and more airlines to <acronym title="Rio de Janeiro - Galeao International (Antonio Carlos Jobim) (GIG / SBGL), Brazil">GIG</acronym>, as the aiport was (and still is) sub-util...

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Dec 30, 2004 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Madrid Drops GIG
Replies: 36
Views: 3072

RE: Air Madrid Drops GIG

Hardi, Tell you something mate, DAC stands for Departamento de Aviação Civil (Civil Aviation Dep.) BUT among all people who have to deal with it, specially pilots, flight dispatchers, etc, it is better know as Dificulta Atrapalha e Complica, or, Difficults, Confuses and Complicates.. Fancy that... C...

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Dec 29, 2004 12:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Very Long Takeoff!
Replies: 23
Views: 6732

RE: Very Long Takeoff!

What we see on this photos is most probably a field limited take-off, in this cases, a long run can be expected, and off course, V1 is/was not 5 seconds before lift-off. Off course, a wind change or maybe a higher temperature then expected could have led to a performance degradation. Scary, neverthe...

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Dec 29, 2004 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N379P Used To Haul Captured Terrorist Suspects.
Replies: 15
Views: 4053

RE: N379P Used To Haul Captured Terrorist Suspects.

Another topic covering this issue is here:

https://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1879292/

with photos... seems that they already changed the N# again..

Cheers

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Tue Dec 28, 2004 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News Article On Secret CIA Terror Transfer Flights
Replies: 2
Views: 3228

RE: News Article On Secret CIA Terror Transfer Flights

Nice report mate... I wonder what they meant with that, though "<em>The airplane is a Gulfstream V <b>turbojet</b></em>". Turbojet?? Ok ok... sorry for being picky <img border=0 src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> A quick search here provided me the following: <br><center><f...

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by s.p.a.s.
Tue Dec 28, 2004 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Many Carriers Fly Africa - South America
Replies: 18
Views: 4858

RE: Do Many Carriers Fly Africa - South America

TAAG 737s in Brazil... VEM - Varig Engenharia e Manutenção (sort of Varig Technik) has a long standing contract to overhaul TAAGs 737s and this is normally made at their Porto Alegre (<acronym title="Porto Alegre - Salgado Filho (POA / SBPA), Brazil">POA</acronym>) facilities. Most of the flights ar...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Dec 24, 2004 2:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Really Strange DME Arc Approach
Replies: 35
Views: 15374

RE: Really Strange DME Arc Approach

XXXX10,

Look at the right side, the runway is between radials 060 and 068, close to the +/- 181 obstacle...

Weird procedure indeed, not my choice on a wet and cloudy night

Cheers

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Dec 23, 2004 8:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-22 Raptor Crashes At Nellis AFB
Replies: 12
Views: 11922

RE: F-22 Raptor Crashes At Nellis AFB

Gerhard,

According to another forum, it was 00-4014 c/n 4014 assigned to the 422nd TES.

Gruesse

Renato

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Dec 22, 2004 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First GOL Flight To EZE Today!
Replies: 69
Views: 7223

RE: First GOL Flight To EZE Today!

Ezeiza, Expect the first flight to be made with this particular airplane: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/738886/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/738886/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/6/8...

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by s.p.a.s.
Tue Dec 14, 2004 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca New Image Approved
Replies: 28
Views: 4388

RE: Avianca New Image Approved

It will go back to a red band, that starts thick at the front of the fuselage, thinning out towards the tail.

Sort of AeroMexico it seems?

Any news about when it will be unveiled?

Cheers

Renato

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Dec 11, 2004 6:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman
Replies: 136
Views: 22273

RE: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman

Errrr Sir Branson, mind to send the gals away for a while? Wanna make a photo for A.net <g> Seriously now, Tamsin, point taken... Maybe the <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> photo could have been seen as a odd case photo.. The girls were there, no way to remove t...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Dec 11, 2004 5:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman
Replies: 136
Views: 22273

RE: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman

<em> The girl is not a gratuitous and irrelevant addition to the photo, which I'm afraid Hooters Restaurant Waitresses and Bikini Girls standing on wings most certainly are.</em> hun? The bikini girls mentioned are, just by chance, together with the airline owner and CEO (which is well know for his ...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Dec 11, 2004 1:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman
Replies: 136
Views: 22273

RE: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman

Javibi,

But I understand the photographers' frustration when having their popular shots removed, we all love hits!

I think the root problem here is by far not the hits matters, but the way all this situation was (mis)handled by the site owner...

Saludos

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Dec 11, 2004 1:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman
Replies: 136
Views: 22273

RE: Rule Change: Half-naked Woman

I hardly post here, and I´m hardly a well known name or something like that.. But, I have to agree with Brian, and Derek who also had a photo removed. We all understand that the site is yours Johan, but, let´s not forget that it is nothing without the photographers. So if I have a nice site, with a ...

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by s.p.a.s.
Thu Dec 09, 2004 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson Predicts Future Growth For Virgin Atlantic
Replies: 53
Views: 9298

RE: Branson Predicts Future Growth For Virgin Atlantic

I tend to agree AF022.. Indeed Rio is mainly a leisure destination which is already served thrice per week (via <acronym title="Sao Paulo - Guarulhos International (Cumbica) (GRU / SBGR), Brazil">GRU</acronym>) by <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>. OTOH, I have a good friend who works wi...

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by s.p.a.s.
Sat Dec 04, 2004 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Crashed Twice In One Day, Crashes Again
Replies: 28
Views: 14746

RE: Airline Crashed Twice In One Day, Crashes Again

TAM (JJ) lost two Fokker 100s on the same day, on different locations and due different reasons... <acronym title="West Air Sweden and Capital Cargo International Airlines (USA)">PT</acronym>-MQH and <acronym title="West Air Sweden and Capital Cargo International Airlines (USA)">PT</acronym>-MRL wer...

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Dec 01, 2004 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Seen This Plane?
Replies: 1
Views: 3840

RE: Has Anyone Seen This Plane?

ZXV,

As far as my files go, this plane is still stored somewhere, most probably outside Argentina.

Gran saludos

RS

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Dec 01, 2004 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 50´s In Middle / South America
Replies: 3
Views: 2744

RE: Fokker 50´s In Middle / South America

At one time TAM, Rio Sul and Nordeste operated the Fokker 50s. Now just OceanAir has them (3 units) and rumour has it that they might increase the fleet next year, along with some Fokker 100s.

Cheers

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Dec 01, 2004 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For Status Of Some DC-10s
Replies: 5
Views: 4092

RE: Looking For Status Of Some DC-10s

According to some online resources, F-GTLY is indeed still parked at Jose Marti Airport (HAV)

Cheers

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by s.p.a.s.
Wed Dec 01, 2004 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Acronym Airline Names...Pronounced...?
Replies: 41
Views: 7151

RE: Acronym Airline Names...Pronounced...?

Normally acronyms are spoken as words here in Brazil, whenever it is possible, when not, like with KLM, we speak the letters ie. Cá-Éle-Ême... This way, very few people speak TAM as Te-A-Eme, "tam" being the usual form. To imagine de sound, take the word "damp" and remove the "p" and replace the "d"...

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by s.p.a.s.
Fri Nov 19, 2004 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB340-600 Emergency Landing In LIS
Replies: 28
Views: 8574

RE: IB340-600 Emergency Landing In LIS

Hardi, <em>Tks! (will be in <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym> for a week...so no posts)</em> no posts hun? Thanks god!!! (hahahaha)  <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/nut.gif" ALT="Nuts">  <img...

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