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by egph
Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wet Ground Or Water Conducting Lighting
Replies: 37
Views: 4328

RE: Wet Ground Or Water Conducting Lighting

Thank you all for your answers

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by egph
Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Crash In Central London
Replies: 45
Views: 15473

RE: Helicopter Crash In Central London

As a slight aside on this, does anyone know roughly how low airliners on approach to the 27s at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> fly over central London? Couple of time I've been in the Westminster area they seem to have been no higher than 3,000ft. Could...

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by egph
Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Crash In Central London
Replies: 45
Views: 15473

RE: Helicopter Crash In Central London

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bueb0g" class="quote" target="_blank">bueb0g</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> News reports seem...

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by egph
Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Crash In Central London
Replies: 45
Views: 15473

RE: Helicopter Crash In Central London

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe has just confirmed that the helicopter was landing rather than departing and was diverting to Battersea Heliport not details on where it was originally going. Routing update: A police news conference just taken place has confirmed the helicopter ro...

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by egph
Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helicopter Crash In Central London
Replies: 45
Views: 15473

RE: Helicopter Crash In Central London

Just for anyone not having access to any of the live coverage the helicopter hit the crane in very low visibility conditions due to low lying mist. Further update: One eyewitness reports that a number of cars were passing as the helicopter hit the road and it is "highly likely" that there were groun...

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by egph
Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wet Ground Or Water Conducting Lighting
Replies: 37
Views: 4328

Wet Ground Or Water Conducting Lighting

Hello all, A friend of mine recently posted on Facebook looking for answers to a physics question she had thought up (best way I can put it). She was wondering if water conducts electricity, how far would the electricity from lightning striking the earth travel if it struck either a body of water or...

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by egph
Sat Jan 12, 2013 10:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BA/BMI Merger Ops
Replies: 5
Views: 2878

RE: BA/BMI Merger Ops

Thanks both of you for your answers very informative. It really struck me as odd that only ex <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> A321s are run on <acronym title="Tel Aviv (-Jaffa) - Ben Gurion (Lod) (TLV / LLBG), Israel">TLV</acronym> and other ex <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acro...

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by egph
Sat Jan 12, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 Crew Training Flights
Replies: 25
Views: 17339

RE: BA A380 Crew Training Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/factsonly" class="quote" target="_blank">factsonly</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>The following example stations could q...

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by egph
Sat Jan 12, 2013 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 Crew Training Flights
Replies: 25
Views: 17339

RE: BA A380 Crew Training Flights

Wouldn't be surprised if CDG and FRA turn out to be the bulk of BA A380 initial operations. MAD is likely but would certainly not be my first guess. Could actually also see them maybe doing a run or two to MAN if they have the time.

[Edited 2013-01-11 20:12:42]

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by egph
Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BA/BMI Merger Ops
Replies: 5
Views: 2878

BA/BMI Merger Ops

Hey guys, Sorry if this has been asked before but couldn't see anything on the site about it. I see that flight out of <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> that used to be operated by <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> are now operated by <acronym ...

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by egph
Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inverness Airport - Runway 23 Operations
Replies: 9
Views: 3969

RE: Inverness Airport - Runway 23 Operations

Thanks guys for all your informative answers  

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by egph
Wed Jan 02, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inverness Airport - Runway 23 Operations
Replies: 9
Views: 3969

RE: Inverness Airport - Runway 23 Operations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gkirk" class="quote" target="_blank">gkirk</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>The occasional 757 too  </i></font></td></t...

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by egph
Wed Jan 02, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inverness Airport - Runway 23 Operations
Replies: 9
Views: 3969

RE: Inverness Airport - Runway 23 Operations

Thanks for that information. I know backtracks are not uncommon. It hasn't been 10 years since good old <acronym title="Edinburgh - Turnhouse (EDI / EGPH), United Kingdom">EDI</acronym> had backtrack situations if you wanted to use the whole of 06/24 (the A and D taxiways were only built halfway thr...

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by egph
Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inverness Airport - Runway 23 Operations
Replies: 9
Views: 3969

Inverness Airport - Runway 23 Operations

Hello all, Once again curiosity has got the better of me and I have come on here in search of knowledgeable people. This morning whilst on flight sim I arrived at <acronym title="Inverness - Dalcross (INV / EGPE), United Kingdom">INV</acronym> and parked up, I then realised that there were no usable...

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by egph
Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Air France" Slowly Becoming "Rail France"?
Replies: 63
Views: 24877

RE: "Air France" Slowly Becoming "Rail France"?

I was about to say before aloges beat me to it that <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> are very friendly with the Deutsche Bahn ICE service. My partner was recently travelling in Germany on business and needed to visit several cities around Germany within the space of a week so she bo...

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by egph
Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 - Airbus Close To 'Significant Order'
Replies: 261
Views: 74468

RE: A380 - Airbus Close To 'Significant Order'

I would suggest <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> as a real possibility on this one. Would like to see <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> or <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> order though, really do think <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Air...

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by egph
Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI To Operate VS Domestic Routes
Replies: 41
Views: 15609

RE: EI To Operate VS Domestic Routes

Yup all EI regional planes into EDI use "Arran" instead of "Shamrock" anyway

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by egph
Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI To Operate VS Domestic Routes
Replies: 41
Views: 15609

RE: EI To Operate VS Domestic Routes

Thanks for the answers, I had always thought the rule was as EagleBoy said in that callsign is whoever's AOC was being used to run the flight. Though I know there can be exceptions to the rule

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by egph
Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI To Operate VS Domestic Routes
Replies: 41
Views: 15609

RE: EI To Operate VS Domestic Routes

If these flights are EI operated, will they carry Shamrock or Virgin callsigns? Sorry for my lack of knowledge on such things  

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by egph
Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:45 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Change Of Username And Support Of Non-latin Script
Replies: 7
Views: 280

RE: Change Of Username And Support Of Non-latin Script

I know it's not something that will affect many users on this but I have seen it is impossible to change your gender once you have signed up. Should really be able to change it should you require to.

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by egph
Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread Part 2
Replies: 273
Views: 17146

RE: Phoenix Aviation Thread Part 2

Thanks guys for all your responses. Have to say I suddenly remembered about the BA SAN route about 30 minutes after posting but interesting to see the other airports with only one transat route.

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by egph
Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread Part 2
Replies: 273
Views: 17146

RE: Phoenix Aviation Thread Part 2

Hey guys, I was going to start up my own thread to ask this question but then I spotted this thread so thought it was just the place. I am just curious as to how well the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> service to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acr...

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by egph
Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: El Al Eastbound Flightplans
Replies: 5
Views: 2957

RE: El Al Eastbound Flightplans

Thanks for clarifying that  

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by egph
Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: El Al Eastbound Flightplans
Replies: 5
Views: 2957

El Al Eastbound Flightplans

Hey all, Just a quick question to ask those of you who may be more informed than I about the flight-plans El Al have for their eastbound flights into Asia. I notice that for example LY071 <acronym title="Tel Aviv (-Jaffa) - Ben Gurion (Lod) (TLV / LLBG), Israel">TLV</acronym>-<acronym title="Mumbai ...

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by egph
Tue Jun 05, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now? Part 2
Replies: 86
Views: 29401

RE: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now? Part 2

At the controls of G-EUUK on the outbound leg of a return trip from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to <acronym title="Warsaw - Okecie / Frederic Chopin (WAW / EPWA), Poland">WAW</acronym>. Crossed into German airspace about 15 minutes ago and still just...

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by egph
Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: V-speed Definition Question
Replies: 6
Views: 6470

RE: V-speed Definition Question

The Wikipedia article to which you refer cites a current Transport Canada webpage as its source for <acronym title="Carpatair (Romania)">V3</acronym> and V4 definitions. So it comes down to whether you trust a current Transport Canada source or a book last reviewed before some of today's pilots were...

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by egph
Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Most Out Of The Way Airport You've Been Spotting?
Replies: 18
Views: 18413

RE: Most Out Of The Way Airport You've Been Spotting?

I dragged my then partner to EGPU / TRE - Tiree Airport in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland to see the daily Loganair flight from <acronym title="Glasgow - International (Abbotsinch) (GLA / EGPF), United Kingdom">GLA</acronym> arrive and then depart 40 minutes later (Saab 340) only scheduled movement ...

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by egph
Tue Jun 05, 2012 7:45 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EDI And DUB Spotting Transport Help
Replies: 6
Views: 7964

RE: EDI And DUB Spotting Transport Help

It's Scotland, it will be cold, windy and rainy!! Though the last couple of weeks have seen some very pleasant CAVOK weather so hope it holds!! I must say that Ingilston is the best location for spotting but have always found it relatively difficult to get to compared to my favourite, Kirkliston. I ...

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by egph
Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: EDI And DUB Spotting Transport Help
Replies: 6
Views: 7964

RE: EDI And DUB Spotting Transport Help

Finally a topic I can be some help in!! To get a bus to the Ingilston spotting area at <acronym title="Edinburgh - Turnhouse (EDI / EGPH), United Kingdom">EDI</acronym> you will need to catch two separate buses or walk to the Ingilston Park and Ride. So you could get on the Lothian Buses number 35 w...

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by egph
Thu May 17, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Hypothetical Airbus-Boeing Merge
Replies: 37
Views: 10445

RE: A Hypothetical Airbus-Boeing Merge

One advantage of an Airbus/Boeing merge would be Boeing being dragged into the 21st Century by having sidesticks installed on all new models!!  <img border=0 src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/duck.gif" width="35" height="20" border="0"/>   <img border=...

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by egph
Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Piloting Career With History Of Psychosis
Replies: 6
Views: 5810

RE: Piloting Career With History Of Psychosis

Hey guys,

Thanks for all your helpful responses, I will pass them on! Let's hope for his sake it is transient

Kind regards


EGPH

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by egph
Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Piloting Career With History Of Psychosis
Replies: 6
Views: 5810

Piloting Career With History Of Psychosis

Hello all, I am asking this question on behalf of a friend who is currently in high school but has been 100% set on a career as an airline pilot since before he can remember. Only problem is that he has recently been diagnosed with an episode of psychosis for which he is on medication which keeps it...

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by egph
Sat Mar 10, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have Kingfisher (IT) Gone?
Replies: 28
Views: 14760

RE: Have Kingfisher (IT) Gone?

<a href="http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/kingfisher-airlines-not-to-take-part-in-india-aviation-2012-expo/articleshow/12210297.cms" target="_blank">http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/...2012-expo/articleshow/12210297.cms</a> Probably old ...

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by egph
Sat Jan 28, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quick Way From Central Paris To Versaillles
Replies: 10
Views: 1653

RE: Quick Way From Central Paris To Versaillles

Hello guys, Thank you all very much for you advice and guidance, it is very much appreciated. I will take it all into consideration and try and negotiate a longer stay in Paris if possible so that at least we can dedicate an entire day to Versailles and then have time for Paris proper. I had been aw...

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by egph
Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quick Way From Central Paris To Versaillles
Replies: 10
Views: 1653

Quick Way From Central Paris To Versaillles

Hello all, My family and I are planning a trip to France and as part of this we will be passing through Paris. My parents are not too bothered about cities as they are people far more interested in countryside retreats however they have agreed to stop by Paris for a day's quick look see round. My fi...

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by egph
Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM And Lisboa
Replies: 38
Views: 5334

RE: TAM And Lisboa

Thanks for all your answers. I guess I failed to realise JJ was also a Star Alliance member. No point going into direct competition with your alliance colleagues!

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by egph
Tue Dec 27, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM And Lisboa
Replies: 38
Views: 5334

TAM And Lisboa

Hello a.netters, Just a quick question to satisfy my curiosity. As I was looking up airlines that serve <acronym title="Lisbon (- Portela de Sacavem) (LIS / LPPT), Portugal">LIS</acronym> I realised that TAP have many flights to South America, especially Brazil but TAM don't fly there and indeed see...

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by egph
Mon Oct 24, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Avoiding Switzerland?
Replies: 15
Views: 7739

RE: Ethiopian Avoiding Switzerland?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BasilFawlty" class="quote" target="_blank">BasilFawlty</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>airlines operating from the UK to th...

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by egph
Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-10 Max, Reasonable Or Not?
Replies: 26
Views: 18889

RE: 737-10 Max, Reasonable Or Not?

I From a rather uneducated naive mind: I think the 737-900/ Boeing 737-9 are long enough and really going any longer on that fuselage would just look weird and as people above have stated I doubt it would have a great runway performance. If Boeing were too look at producing a 757 replacement I think...

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by egph
Wed Sep 07, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Airlines...alliance Bullies?
Replies: 15
Views: 5620

RE: Big Airlines...alliance Bullies?

Just to try and bring a little of political theory into it, I have to say this is all speculation and I have no idea what really goes on behind the scenes at <acronym title="Executive Airlines (USA)">OW</acronym>, Star, SkyTeam etc. If we assume airline alliances generally follow the power different...

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by egph
Sun Sep 04, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: My Planned Global Alliances
Replies: 7
Views: 8844

RE: My Planned Global Alliances

I think you have some very compelling ideas there to be honest. All fictitious of course but there is nothing wrong with dreaming and 'what-if's'. Although I would agree with posters before me that an all Asia alliance or an all North/Central America Alliance is not really global, I think you have h...

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by egph
Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna Makes Emergency Landing In Town
Replies: 19
Views: 15621

RE: Cessna Makes Emergency Landing In Town

Glad to hear that both people on board got out relatively OK. Though I have to say the Golf owner is very lucky also!!!

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by egph
Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Red Arrows Crash!
Replies: 59
Views: 12972

RE: Red Arrows Crash!

Not a good sign that the eye-witness failed to see any sign of a parachute seconds after the plane hit the ground. Hopefully the pilot somehow got out OK.

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by egph
Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Are Afriqiyah's Aircraft?(Libya No-fly Zone)
Replies: 99
Views: 25054

RE: Where Are Afriqiyah's Aircraft?(Libya No-fly Zone)

I really don't see why Afriqiyah or Libyan Airlines' aircraft have to be stranded in Libya at all. Surely exemptions can be made for civil airliners to be taken elsewhere for safekeeping whilst the Libyan conflict goes on. <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> the airlin...

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by egph
Fri Jul 29, 2011 7:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now?
Replies: 256
Views: 31037

RE: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now?

Currently cruising at the very low altitude of FL380 in my Learjet 45 on my flight from <acronym title="Antalya (AYT / LTAI), Turkey">AYT</acronym>-<acronym title="Venice - Tessera (Marco Polo) (VCE / LIPZ), Italy">VCE</acronym> (over southern Bosnia & Herzegovina). After a day in <acronym title...

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by egph
Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:48 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now?
Replies: 256
Views: 31037

RE: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now?

Have just requested my IFR clearance for the third from last leg of my long distance trip from <acronym title="Edinburgh - Turnhouse (EDI / EGPH), United Kingdom">EDI</acronym> to Japan and back. Now just preparing the Lear 45 for the <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), U...

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by egph
Tue Jul 26, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Facebook's Airline Manager Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 16701

RE: Facebook's Airline Manager Thread

A little update on my business ventures in <acronym title="Fine Air (USA)">FB</acronym> Airline Manager Eitilte Airways had a very short run before it was thrown in the trash can as I really didn't like the name, so my new airline is... Eire Air. Eire Air currently operates the B738 that it was give...

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by egph
Tue Jul 26, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now?
Replies: 256
Views: 31037

RE: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now?

On the long way back from my short tour of Japan from <acronym title="Edinburgh - Turnhouse (EDI / EGPH), United Kingdom">EDI</acronym> in my Learjet 45. Currently parked up next to a Jet Airways ATR at <acronym title="Delhi - Indira Gandhi International (Palam) (DEL / VIDP), India">DEL</acronym>, w...

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by egph
Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: World Airline Routes/ Just Planes Part 9
Replies: 233
Views: 34453

RE: World Airline Routes/ Just Planes Part 9

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/krisyyz" class="quote" target="_blank">krisyyz</a> (<a href="#210" class="quote">Reply 210</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I noticed thi...

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by egph
Sat Jul 16, 2011 1:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now?
Replies: 256
Views: 31037

RE: Where Are You In The FS World, Right Now?

My Learjet 45 is currently parked up at <acronym title="Beijing - Capital (PEK / ZBAA), China">PEK</acronym> (next to a Deer Jet G-<acronym title="Fuijan Airlines (China)">IV</acronym>) it is currently on a long distance tour culminating in Japan before making its way back to <acronym title="Edinbur...

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