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by Inbound
Thu Jul 15, 2004 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Truck Crashes Into Bwia 737
Replies: 55
Views: 10630

RE: Truck Crashes Into Bwia 737

just a small heads up....

I saw 9Y-TJN back out at the gates at Piarco POS today.
maybe it's safe to assume it's repaired and back in service. *fingers crossed*

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by Inbound
Sun Jul 04, 2004 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone From Osaka?
Replies: 5
Views: 1197

Anyone From Osaka?

I have a very good friend that has taken up a job offer with Air Nippon and will be based at Osaka.

what can any of you say about Osaka? cost of living, lifestyle, people, food...anything said would be helpful to prepare for culture shock...


looking forward to some replies...

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by Inbound
Sun Jun 27, 2004 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Truck Crashes Into Bwia 737
Replies: 55
Views: 10630

RE: Truck Crashes Into Bwia 737

One of my main concerns about the LIAT/BWee merger is the eventual downsizing of the existing Tobago Express. Tobago Express is currently on a large scale hiring pace ( large in comparison to the size of the airline), hiring from Human Resource Managers, to Pilots to Flight Attendants etc. My applic...

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by Inbound
Sat Jun 26, 2004 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Truck Crashes Into Bwia 737
Replies: 55
Views: 10630

RE: Truck Crashes Into Bwia 737

funny you should mention all those names, yet I'm the only flag carrier LIVING in Trinidad, haha.. just teasing the rest of you... as for the Dash8, I can't confirm the prop incident, but there was a similar fuselage incident last year with a truck bumping into the tail section of a Tobago Express a...

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by Inbound
Wed Jun 23, 2004 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Bwia MD-80 Moved Into DL Hanger
Replies: 20
Views: 4070

RE: DFW Bwia MD-80 Moved Into DL Hanger

BWIA 772, <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> will remain, they won't stop that flight. what I heard however, and this is a while ago, is that they want to do some charter flights on behalf of the Bajan goverment into places like Prestwick, Glasgow England, ...

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by Inbound
Wed Jun 23, 2004 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Bwia MD-80 Moved Into DL Hanger
Replies: 20
Views: 4070

RE: DFW Bwia MD-80 Moved Into DL Hanger

aye C130HERCULES, nice to see someone else is finally flying the Trinidad flag on this forum. I was alone all along. Welcome aboard  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> as for new routes, we're still waiting on the return of Cat1 status to expand some routes, as well as disc...

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by Inbound
Tue Jun 22, 2004 12:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Which Is The Best Caribbean Airline?
Replies: 14
Views: 6149

RE: Which Is The Best Caribbean Airline?

BWIA!!

many negative remarks have been made about the airline by other people, but I've yet to experience any myself.
and I'm biased too.....very much biased.....
it's my national airline.

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by Inbound
Thu Jun 10, 2004 3:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Which Instrument Rating To Go For?
Replies: 2
Views: 3661

RE: Which Instrument Rating To Go For?

what are the specifics of a Private and/or Command <acronym title="Iran Air">IR</acronym>? I would suggest the command IFR assuming it's the more detailed rating. An instrument rating is not something to be taken lightly and the more indept training and understanding you get, the better. I'm also as...

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by Inbound
Thu Jun 10, 2004 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Bwia MD-80 Moved Into DL Hanger
Replies: 20
Views: 4070

RE: DFW Bwia MD-80 Moved Into DL Hanger

BWIA no longer operates MD's.
their fleet consists of only B737s and A340s.

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by Inbound
Tue Jun 08, 2004 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forget The Paint Just Slap On A Logo!
Replies: 12
Views: 4475

RE: Forget The Paint Just Slap On A Logo!

sometimes it's just temporary. as in the case of BWIA, their first A340 <acronym title="Air Kazakstan">9Y</acronym>-TJN is a permanent installment and is painted in full BWIA colours. their second A340 <acronym title="Air Kazakstan">9Y</acronym>-JIL, is on a temporary lease from Virgin Atlantic unti...

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by Inbound
Mon Jun 07, 2004 4:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Members Of The Family Doughnut Do You Prefer?
Replies: 23
Views: 2874

RE: What Members Of The Family Doughnut Do You Prefer?

Krispy Kreme.

had them for the first time on a recent visit to Toronto.
love the free sample of the regular glazed donuts, followed by a dozen of them.

mmmm, bye bye Tim Horton's.

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by Inbound
Sun Jun 06, 2004 11:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Captain On The Right Side Of The Cockpit?
Replies: 4
Views: 8804

RE: Captain On The Right Side Of The Cockpit?

I live in a country where we drive from the right side of the car and yes, it <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> easier (at least for me) to fly from the right seat ESPECIALLY if the right side has duplicate instruments as the left. it feels more nat...

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by Inbound
Fri May 28, 2004 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Tribute 9Y-TGN
Replies: 14
Views: 3007

RE: A Tribute 9Y-TGN

gossip has it that she will be shipped to Chaguaramas at the Aviation Museum via the now redirected Caroni River.
hopefully to be reassembled and put on display, somehow.

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by Inbound
Fri May 28, 2004 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Barbados- From LHR?
Replies: 9
Views: 4523

RE: BA To Barbados- From LHR?

why not have a look at the BWIA dvd out now? nice insight into their inflight service for first class. and cockpit procedures from <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> to <acronym title="Bridgetown (Christ Church) - Grantley Adams (Seawell) International (BGI...

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by Inbound
Fri May 14, 2004 12:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Non-Pilots: Do You Think You Could Land A Plane?
Replies: 129
Views: 11506

RE: Non-Pilots: Do You Think You Could Land A Plan

I'm a commercially licensed pilot with 100+ twin engine hours on a Beech Baron. I recently got a shot on the Dash8 sim at Downsview Toronto.....guess what?? ballooned the damn thing on the flare, couldn't recover and then the screens went red. This was even with the second pilot beside me working ge...

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by Inbound
Thu Apr 15, 2004 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peugeot To Go West?
Replies: 28
Views: 1687

Peugeot To Go West?

from Autoexpress' site...not sure if the link works though http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/front_index.php?cp=1 Lion Set To Go West? Is Peugeot about to return to the American market? Chief executive Jean-Martin Folz said: "We're not only unhappy about not being in the US - we really want to be there."...

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by Inbound
Thu Apr 15, 2004 3:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Lara Makes 400
Replies: 16
Views: 1695

RE: Brian Lara Makes 400

ok ok ok.... so I dunno much about cricket haha... I really don't follow it that much, but I'm a West Indian Patriot and love to get caught up in all the hype so Lara's 400 runs was worth the look. and to slip in a bit of aviation here, it's times like these that make BWIA's callsign "West Indian" e...

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by Inbound
Wed Apr 14, 2004 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Lara Makes 400
Replies: 16
Views: 1695

RE: Brian Lara Makes 400

boy AW, if I give you a joke eh....

I only follow Cricket when we're winning, haha.

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by Inbound
Wed Apr 14, 2004 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Lara Makes 400
Replies: 16
Views: 1695

RE: Brian Lara Makes 400

As probably the only born and still residing Trinidadian on this site, I too want to congratulate our very own Brian Lara.... He has done the team, country, region and sport proud. Hopefully his success leads as a motivation to the rest of the team and the West Indies will rise again. Rally!!!!!! Ra...

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by Inbound
Wed Mar 17, 2004 8:01 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What Aircraft Add-ons Do You Have?
Replies: 12
Views: 12050

RE: What Aircraft Add-ons Do You Have?

hey Dragon-Wings
is Eaglesoft's Citation X, payware?

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by Inbound
Sat Mar 13, 2004 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's The Longest You've Gone Without Showering?
Replies: 24
Views: 4845

RE: What's The Longest You've Gone Without Showering?

2 days too.

drove down to Oshkosh WI for that Airventure show and didn't get a hotel/motel room, so we had to camp out in the car park.

Didn't care to use those open showers in the barn thing, so I waited till I got back to ontario :p

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by Inbound
Wed Mar 10, 2004 5:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Soprano's Season 5
Replies: 22
Views: 1047

RE: Soprano's Season 5

I doubt. After Tony got rejected by the Shrink, the only "real" woman he claimed to like, I can see him going back to Carmela later on. as for the waiter scene, I loved it...I found it was funny and got back Christopher and Paulie together. I cracked up when christopher was running off saying "that'...

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by Inbound
Tue Mar 09, 2004 1:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tips For My Upcomming Night X-C
Replies: 24
Views: 4175

RE: Tips For My Upcomming Night X-C

Jetguy, that sounds very convincing especially after reading your signature.

*kidding* bro.  Laugh out loud

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by Inbound
Tue Mar 09, 2004 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking Forward To Sopranos Tonight?
Replies: 3
Views: 1877

RE: Looking Forward To Sopranos Tonight?

so what's the verdict? I thought it was alright. The scene where Christopher and Paulie killed the waiter was a bit funny, as well as their little rift throughout the episode. Made you think one might have wacked the other at some point in time. Anthony Jr. looked like an idiot after giving his mom ...

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by Inbound
Fri Mar 05, 2004 1:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tips For My Upcomming Night X-C
Replies: 24
Views: 4175

RE: Tips For My Upcomming Night X-C

hmm, it's long after 8pm EST.

shouldn't he have been back by now? :p

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by Inbound
Fri Mar 05, 2004 2:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tips For My Upcomming Night X-C
Replies: 24
Views: 4175

RE: Tips For My Upcomming Night X-C

I second SlamClick.. Trust your instruments. in all honesty, I always preferred night vfr flying over day when I was training in Toronto. The air is more calm, less traffic, and whatever traffic there is, you can see them from miles away. 5 miles out from the airport, you can clearly see the runway ...

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by Inbound
Tue Mar 02, 2004 11:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Gay Marriage Makes Sense
Replies: 46
Views: 3199

RE: Why Gay Marriage Makes Sense

Robin Williams said something along these lines Sunday night on the Red Carpet..

"I have nothing against SAME SEX marriages because once you get married, it's the SAME SEX over and over again"

haha

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by Inbound
Mon Mar 01, 2004 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite A340 Livery
Replies: 38
Views: 5527

RE: Your Favorite A340 Livery

naturally.. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/437139/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/437139/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/9/3/1/437139.jpg" ...

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by Inbound
Mon Mar 01, 2004 5:43 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Replay Problems In FS2002
Replies: 4
Views: 5823

RE: Replay Problems In FS2002

you're welcome!

..

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by Inbound
Sun Feb 29, 2004 3:03 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Replay Problems In FS2002
Replies: 4
Views: 5823

RE: Replay Problems In FS2002

try it next time without pressing Pause.

pausing always messes up my replays.
just disengage reverse thrust after 60Kts as usual, and brake to a stop.
then replay.
I always go back to 75 seconds for my landings  Smile

hope it works.

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by Inbound
Fri Feb 27, 2004 4:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chrysler PT Cruiser
Replies: 33
Views: 1661

RE: Chrysler PT Cruiser

didn't want to start a new "car" thread, but I just saw some spy pics of the upcoming BMW 1 Series, and it kinda looks like the <acronym title="West Air Sweden and Capital Cargo International Airlines (USA)">PT</acronym> Cruiser from the rear 3/4 angle. I saw the pics on autoexpress, so if anyone se...

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by Inbound
Sun Feb 22, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Any Helicopter AI Traffic?
Replies: 2
Views: 5563

Any Helicopter AI Traffic?

I've never seen helicopter AI traffic in FS2002 that I currently use.

is any present in 2004?
or are there files available on avsim or flightsim.com to activate them?

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by Inbound
Wed Feb 18, 2004 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That "would" Have Great 'retro Jets'
Replies: 61
Views: 6319

RE: Airlines That "would" Have Great 'retro Jets'

BWIA should have one of its 737's in it's old colours. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/496288/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/496288/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br...

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by Inbound
Mon Feb 16, 2004 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines That Serve Brazil
Replies: 16
Views: 2688

RE: Airlines That Serve Brazil

BWIA will be starting twice weekly flights from POS Trinidad, to Belem, Brazil sometime later this year.
Direct on B738s.

have to wait on confirmation though.

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by Inbound
Fri Feb 13, 2004 1:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Transition Altitude/Level
Replies: 15
Views: 29195

RE: Transition Altitude/Level

"So let's say you're at FL060, and your cleared to "descend to 3000', QNH 1010". Is it ok to change to 1010hPA at any point during your descent to 3000'?" depends on if your Transition Altitude/Flight Level is 6000' or FL060. For instance, here in Trinidad and Tobago, Transition Level is FL055, Tran...

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by Inbound
Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Defective Flight Simulator Airports You've Seen
Replies: 13
Views: 7641

RE: Defective Flight Simulator Airports You've Seen

Nouakchott, Mauritania GQNN.

there's no airport there, neither runway using FS2002.
yet if you flight plan under IFR to this said airport, you get vectored to an ILS for a runway.....but noooo runway :p

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by Inbound
Thu Feb 12, 2004 2:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is My Career Over?
Replies: 31
Views: 6054

RE: Is My Career Over?

is your career over? quite frankly, it's only just begun. we <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> screw up at some point in time. I failed my Multi-Instrument rating 3 times before getting it on the fourth attempt. this is but a simple ...

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by Inbound
Sat Feb 07, 2004 12:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FlightSim Contrails
Replies: 7
Views: 3178

RE: FlightSim Contrails

isn't that stupid white dot the tail cone light?

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by Inbound
Thu Feb 05, 2004 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-VSKY To Bwia
Replies: 10
Views: 2464

RE: G-VSKY To Bwia

actually, if I'm not mistaken

She already made her maiden 900 flight.

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by Inbound
Wed Feb 04, 2004 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What A Levels Did You Do?
Replies: 27
Views: 1771

RE: What A Levels Did You Do?

I did Physics, Biology and Maths.

I just noticed something....people with British based education systems say "Maths", while north americans just say "Math".

I always felt odd saying Maths, but now that I see you guys using it, I feel comfortable now :p

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by Inbound
Wed Feb 04, 2004 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bwia Vs Air Jamaica...
Replies: 31
Views: 5320

RE: Bwia Vs Air Jamaica...

mark my words, I'll allow you to quote me on December 31st this year. but 2004 will be BWEE's year....the year of all years. just got an email from a friend, a captain on the 738, <acronym title="BWIA (Trinidad & Tobago)">BW</acronym> is recalling 30 of it's pilots and as well as some new hires. Ny-...

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by Inbound
Mon Feb 02, 2004 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bwia 340 Info Please!
Replies: 42
Views: 6137

RE: Bwia 340 Info Please!

been hearing talks about the interior being different to TJN, with massage tables etc.

any truth to that?

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by Inbound
Sat Jan 31, 2004 3:08 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Best FS2002 Commercial Plane To Download
Replies: 3
Views: 6211

RE: Best FS2002 Commercial Plane To Download

without a doubt, the Dash8-300 by Fanda.

or the FFX 737-800 with 737Next Gen Panel, plus CFM56 sound set.

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by Inbound
Sat Jan 31, 2004 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bwia 340 Info Please!
Replies: 42
Views: 6137

RE: Bwia 340 Info Please!

AW is right, saw them today in bright sunlight.....they ARE purple.
tail is already painted, and www.bwee.com too, oh, and the winglets.

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by Inbound
Sun Jan 25, 2004 12:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Effectiveness Of Thrust Reversers
Replies: 17
Views: 7661

RE: Effectiveness Of Thrust Reversers

reading from the performance charts of the L1011, I came across this in the Appendix section "Landing with Reverse Thrust Inoperative - The effect of inoperative reverse thrust is to increase the landing distance required, LDR, by 10%" however, for the sake of comparison... "Landing with Anti-Skid I...

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by Inbound
Sun Jan 25, 2004 12:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pressurization
Replies: 28
Views: 5557

RE: Pressurization

I thought O2 supply followed this rule...??

human body can survive for 30 minutes at 10,000 feet.
and nothing past 13,000 feet.

or is that just for Canadian standards?

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by Inbound
Thu Jan 22, 2004 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bwia Signs Lease For Second 340 Finally
Replies: 7
Views: 3613

RE: Bwia Signs Lease For Second 340 Finally

there's already talk about a 3rd A340 to be added later on. <acronym title="Port of Spain/Trinidad - Piarco Int'l (POS), Trinidad and Tobago">POS</acronym> is currently repaving it's sole runway but has run into some material delays. Once this is completed, the Gubment will resume plans with the FAA...

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by Inbound
Fri Jan 16, 2004 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Making Snow Angels - IN Toronto!
Replies: 19
Views: 1625

RE: Making Snow Angels - IN Toronto!

well I'm in the caribbean and I won't go making sand angels. might get a rash or something in all the wrong places  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud"> I lived in Toronto for 2 years while at flight school.....Mc Cowan and Huntingwood to be exact. and I have to ad...

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by Inbound
Tue Jan 13, 2004 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How's Volvo - Particularly V50?
Replies: 8
Views: 1522

RE: How's Volvo - Particularly V50?

thanks for the input guys, the V50 is also available with a sports package, slightly lowered, different wheels and a beefier kit around it. Only problem is, sports package cannot be combined with AWD. it's either/or. I'll be keeping a close eye on it's development and launch though. thanks again.

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