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by ojjunior
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dulles - 'Airport 1975'
Replies: 18
Views: 3539

Re: Dulles - 'Airport 1975'

PSAatSAN4Ever wrote:

And given your name, here's another you'll enjoy:

Image


Wait, what??
Was this really a published ad?

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by ojjunior
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest 737 Flight? GOL plans Brasilia - Cancun launch in June 2019, with the 737 MAX
Replies: 28
Views: 7626

Re: Longest 737 Flight? GOL plans Brasilia - Cancun launch in June 2019, with the 737 MAX

Yep, looks like GOL got 1st place in longest 737 flight currently scheduled: https://thepointsguy.com/2018/01/gol-airlines-nonstop-flights-us-worlds-longest-737-route/ Although I feel deeply sorry for the poor mortals flying Y in a 737 for so long, my congratulations to Gol and success on the new ro...

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by ojjunior
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest 737 Flight? GOL plans Brasilia - Cancun launch in June 2019, with the 737 MAX
Replies: 28
Views: 7626

Re: Longest 737 Flight? GOL plans Brasilia - Cancun launch in June 2019, with the 737 MAX

Both BSB-MCO and BSB-MIA about to arrive as G3 7602 and G3 7748, 737 Max8

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by ojjunior
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A330-900 routes
Replies: 80
Views: 13641

Re: Delta A330-900 routes

I think theyll do DTW-NGO and GRU with the 339, because at least it can route something like ATL-GRU-DTW-NGO-DTW-GRU-ATL. Agreed. Actually I understand DL has now upgauged it's JFK-GRU service from 763 to A333 having now 2 daily A333 services in/out GRU so I also think it's just a matter of time be...

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by ojjunior
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways B787-10 Update
Replies: 68
Views: 16365

Re: British Airways B787-10 Routes

I might be repeating rubbish gossip, but a captain told me that they were coming without bunks If that is true they won't go to South America or California and probably not Texas either. The B787-10 will NOT have range for South America. It will be US East Coast/Midwest and some African,Middle East...

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by ojjunior
Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are Sully and Skiles doing now? (2018)
Replies: 77
Views: 20082

Re: What are Sully and Skiles doing now? (2018)

catiii wrote:
32andBelow wrote:
Sully has made it his mission to destroy regional aviation by pushing insane pilot hour minimums.


Agreed. The sanctimonious and holier than thou tone wears thin as well.


I would love to hear your words if your parents or kids were among the ones he saved...

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B747forever wrote:
e38 wrote:
ojjunior
from what location at LAX was the photo of the Alitalia 777 taken?
e38


That is from a helicopter:

http://www.star-helicopters.com/aerial- ... -spotting/


Better now?



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by ojjunior
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Friendliest airports for spotting-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1806

Re: Friendliest airports for spotting-2018

However the spotters place next to the Polderbaan at the end of the IJweg is nice. It's the only spotters place without a fence between the spotters place and the runway. This location perhaps? 5242169 5206943 Another airport which is great for spotting is Brussels. They have two spotters places, b...

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by ojjunior
Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 1 hour layover in MUC
Replies: 6
Views: 1320

Re: 1 hour layover in MUC

I am presuming this is all on LH. LH is usually very good about helping people with connections. Sometimes they will call your name when the door opens (listen for it) and have a special car or van waiting for you if there is a very tight connection Not always. Once flew IAD-FRA(UA)-IST(LH) and upo...

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by ojjunior
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Friendliest airports for spotting-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1806

Friendliest airports for spotting-2018

Hi all

Just browsing some recent pics and got some interesting ones on which I could consider are easier to get due the easiness for spotting.

A few:

AMS



LAX


SYD


IST


Please fell free to add others and spotters words on it are always welcome.

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by ojjunior
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas 787-9 Exceeding Expectations on Perth-London Route
Replies: 124
Views: 29189

Re: Qantas 787-9 Exceeding Expectations on Perth-London Route

cedarjet wrote:
I assure you I had full recline.

Not row 59

Image

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by ojjunior
Wed Oct 24, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas 787-9 Exceeding Expectations on Perth-London Route
Replies: 124
Views: 29189

Re: Qantas 787-9 Exceeding Expectations on Perth-London Route

My new favorite curse is: "May you have to sit in seat 59E on QF9." It confuses the non-av people. ROTFL I can only imagine such a flight, restricted recline, in front of a galley. Lightsaber Agreed. And people still gather around to call the brand-new-updated-state of the art-never imagi...

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by ojjunior
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MCO-GRU ending?
Replies: 86
Views: 10916

Re: Delta MCO-GRU ending?

tphuang wrote:
In Delta's earning, Latin America was the only negative performer, so maybe they are trimming some bad routes.


Hmm, I see... So Delta is right while AA, UA, LA, AD, AV are all wrong?

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by ojjunior
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Subtle differences in the same livery. Examples and why?
Replies: 42
Views: 7347

Re: Subtle differences in the same livery. Examples and why?

Check out the middle DC-9 in this shot of some of Texas International's fleet (I can't quite make out the reg - maybe N1308T?). The stripes in the livery continue across the cockpit window frames where the other 2 just have silver ones like we typically see. Sorry bud... couldn't see it... HELP :ill:

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by ojjunior
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Subtle differences in the same livery. Examples and why?
Replies: 42
Views: 7347

Re: Subtle differences in the same livery. Examples and why?

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:


Geez, nice one, i'd never notice it...
Good eyes man.

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by ojjunior
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France's 1968 boring eurowhite livery before the "barcode"
Replies: 39
Views: 9305

Re: Air France's 1968 boring eurowhite livery before the "barcode"

KLDC10 wrote:
The last one is just a little joke ;) :duck:


Shhhh
Please no one tell the French that NZ found a solution to keep planes dirty forever by painting it in all black.
Shh

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by ojjunior
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future Thai Airways International routes
Replies: 15
Views: 3567

Re: Future Thai Airways International routes

Wonder why they never looked to SAmerica...

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by ojjunior
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AMS vs CDG: Which is the better hub?
Replies: 18
Views: 1649

Re: AMS vs CDG: Which is the better hub?

CDG no matter what! Don't know what's up with AMS security control that at any moment you might take 30-40 mins stuck there in a regular day wiating in the line. Never seen such a long time and rude agentes anywhere eles in the world. Even MEX in all it's stone age structure in faster than AMS for ...

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by ojjunior
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your preferred Govt/AF widebody currently in service (Pics please)
Replies: 6
Views: 1118

Re: Your preferred Govt/AF widebody currently in service (Pics please)

PatrickZ80 wrote:
I don't know if it qualifies since it's not exactly a VIP aircraft, but my vote goes to the Netherlands Air Force DC-10.



Oh yes, it does.
In fact it brings me back my preferred "Non-VIP" Mil KC-10 (long gone painting indeed):

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by ojjunior
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AMS vs CDG: Which is the better hub?
Replies: 18
Views: 1649

Re: AMS vs CDG: Which is the better hub?

CDG no matter what! Don't know what's up with AMS security control that at any moment you might take 30-40 mins stuck there in a regular day wiating in the line. Never seen such a long time and rude agentes anywhere eles in the world. Even MEX in all it's stone age structure in faster than AMS for d...

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by ojjunior
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your preferred Govt/AF widebody currently in service (Pics please)
Replies: 6
Views: 1118

Your preferred Govt/AF widebody currently in service (Pics please)

Well, show us your preferred big ones from Govt around the world.
No fighters, only VIP (or similar) configs.

Here's my list:

#1


#2

#3

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by ojjunior
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EMBRAER launches 2 new executive jets: Praetor 500 & Praetor 600
Replies: 27
Views: 5635

Re: EMBRAER launches 2 new executive jets: Praetor 500 & Praetor 600

arcticcruiser wrote:
Poor buggers that have to sit in this thing for 8 hours...

I'd say the same for anyone flying AA longhaul.

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by ojjunior
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 168
Views: 42142

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

Just got airborne and made a right turn. A bit late departure but probably will make up along the way, if needed. I heard winds are great and will reduce today's flight by almost 30min. Maybe the plan is not to arrive too early and spoil the party. Exciting times. Well, we gonna have to wait for mo...

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by ojjunior
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 168
Views: 42142

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/1e2d36ae


Just departed.
FR says:
GREAT CIRCLE DISTANCE: 15,345 KM
53 KM 00:06 AGO
15,340 KM IN 19:29

Of course it's just predictive but Dear Lord being stuck for 19+ hours...
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BobMUC wrote:


Just departed.
FR says:
GREAT CIRCLE DISTANCE: 15,345 KM
53 KM 00:06 AGO
15,340 KM IN 19:29

Of course it's just predictive but Dear Lord being stuck for 19+ hours...

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by ojjunior
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OSL is 20 years old today !
Replies: 29
Views: 4032

Re: OSL is 20 years old today !

Geez.. I have tennis shoes older than this...
Congrtas to OSL anyway!

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by ojjunior
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet B787-9 Routes
Replies: 76
Views: 13829

Re: WestJet B787-9 Routes

chrisp390 wrote:
Eastern Europe or South America maybe? Australia, Hong Kong possibly?

WestJet to South America??
Any sources?

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by ojjunior
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa reveals new Business Class seats for the 737 MAX
Replies: 26
Views: 5803

Re: Copa reveals new Business Class seats for the 737 MAX

Great news. I think Copa needed these upgrades long ago and its customers deserved them too. Copa uses its 737s on very long routes, nothing new here. The airline has a huge Brazilian customer base and flies many 6-7 hours flights from Panama to Brazil (and other South American countries for that m...

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by ojjunior
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 234
Views: 50667

Re: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA

Well, any updated news on D-AIFA?
Has the scrapping begun?
Pics?

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by ojjunior
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Copa reveals new Business Class seats for the 737 MAX
Replies: 26
Views: 5803

Re: Copa reveals new Business Class seats for the 737 MAX

Newbiepilot wrote:
Fly Dubai chose a different configuration than Copa
Image


Geez, what a waste of space isn't it?
Is Fly Dubai wealthy enough to get rid of a seat this way?

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by ojjunior
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bad habits when staying in hotels
Replies: 57
Views: 5749

Re: Bad habits when staying in hotels

Long showers?

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by ojjunior
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone ever flown rare types?
Replies: 127
Views: 6398

Re: Anyone ever flown rare types?

My very 1st flight was on this:


GRU-MCZ-GRU - Feb'96
Former RAM bird, still with full RAM identified onboard stuff and signs, even food carts.
Sorry, didn't have any camera on hands back then.
This bird is now long gone...

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by ojjunior
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus
Replies: 133
Views: 30214

Re: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus

it's such an achievement but I do not get tired of feeling bad for the poor souls flying economy... no matter how new, modern or good IFE the plane has, no one deserves it. "but I do not get tired of feeling bad for the poor souls flying Business or First Class on commercial flights..............

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by ojjunior
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus
Replies: 133
Views: 30214

Re: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus

Erebus wrote:
No Economy in this cabin. Only Business and Premium Economy.


VirginFlyer wrote:
Don’t feel too bad then; the aircraft has Business Class and Premium Economy only.

V/F

You got it folks ;-)

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by ojjunior
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus
Replies: 133
Views: 30214

Re: Singapore Airlines takes delivery of first A350-900ULR from Airbus

it's such an achievement but I do not get tired of feeling bad for the poor souls flying economy... no matter how new, modern or good IFE the plane has, no one deserves it. https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelgoldstein/2018/05/31/singapore-airlines-readies-airbus-a350ulr-for-worlds-longest-commercia...

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by ojjunior
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 12856

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

I'm sorry but slot related or not who in sane mind would fly to that bus station which is MEX?
Did any of you fly to/from MEX airport in recent times?
If EK had a choice and was looking for reasons not to fly somewhere, a single visit to that place would answer it.

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by ojjunior
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM announces AMS-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 10795

Re: KLM announces AMS-LAS

TheLion wrote:
So the “Emirates cancel ISB A380” non-thread attracts 11 replies, but a brand new route launch attracts zero?

a.net what’s going on?


#43 now.
Enough for you?

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by ojjunior
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Boeing 747 history
Replies: 88
Views: 5312

Re: Your Boeing 747 history

Airstud wrote:
My only ever trip(s) on the 747 was rt BOS-LHR on TWA in 1985.

I believe those would have been -200's; I don't think TW ever flew the -100


(...did they? :boggled: )

Apparently they did:

BOS:

LHR:

Nice rides you had.

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by ojjunior
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Boeing 747 history
Replies: 88
Views: 5312

Re: Your Boeing 747 history

Loran wrote:
Mine are as follows:

747 SP 3 (IR)
747-100B(SR/SUD) 3 (OX)
747-200B 9 (LH, UN)
747-200B(M) 2 (LH)
747-300 2 (QF, UN)
747-300(SCD) 2 (W5)
747-400 37 (BA, FJ, QF, NZ, TG, LH, OZ, KE)
747-400(D) 5 (NH)
747-400(ER) 1 (QF)
747-400(M) 3 (CA, OZ, BR)
747-800 1 (LH)
Grand Total 68

Sorry but i hate you.

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by ojjunior
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Boeing 747 history
Replies: 88
Views: 5312

Re: Your Boeing 747 history

Just twice but unforgettable:

GRU-FRA-LH-744-10Oct04
FRA-BKK-LH-744-11Oct04

BKK-SYD-AKL-Thai Airways-744-26Dec04 (Tsunami day), just heard about it at SYD stopover, no internet, instagram, twitter or something back then.

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by ojjunior
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flat beds on narrowbodies
Replies: 20
Views: 3625

Re: Flat beds on narrowbodies

cedarjet wrote:
ojjunior wrote:
Pics please.
Thank you.

Go to Google Images please.

If I wanted to see google photos I would not be in this forum.

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by ojjunior
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flat beds on narrowbodies
Replies: 20
Views: 3625

Re: Flat beds on narrowbodies

Pics please.
Thank you.

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by ojjunior
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific aircraft repainted with wrong titles
Replies: 70
Views: 15653

Re: Cathay Pacific Rebranding??

N415XJ wrote:
[
Or JetBlu

....hey that actually doesn't sound too bad.

Approved!
JetBlu sounds nice.

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by ojjunior
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines in Kangaroo route
Replies: 89
Views: 2200

Re: Turkish Airlines to Australia in 2019 with B787-9

Here we go.
For a 515kts cruise speed:

IST-MEL 7,893nm 15:20
IST-SYD 8,076nm 15:41
IST-BNE 7,973nm 15:29
IST-PER 6,499nm 12:37

http://www.gcmap.com/map?P=ist-mel,+ist-syd,+ist-bne,+ist-per&MS=wls&MR=900&MX=720x360&PM=*

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by ojjunior
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SN’s "Tomorrowland" livery
Replies: 18
Views: 7127

Re: PHOTO: still can't get over this livery... wow!

Nice try but nothing makes an A320 look beautiful, sorry.
Perhaps Belgian folks might have tried it on a A330.

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monodogg wrote:
I have pics and video of the aircraft and dumping of the fuel on my twitter page
@slcscanner
https://twitter.com/SLCScanner/status/1 ... 4929494016

Veeeery nice video indeed!

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by ojjunior
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC COO potential new AF-KLM boss
Replies: 30
Views: 5093

Re: AC COO potential new AF-KLM boss

Does anyone know if Benjamin Smith would be a good choice for AF-KLM? What are his achievements at AC? " Smith’s record of negotiating a long-term agreement with unions at Air Canada is part of the reason he was chosen, " Full artlicle here: http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-ceo-takes-hel...

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by ojjunior
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Diverted or stranded planes needing help
Replies: 24
Views: 5678

Re: Diverted or stranded planes needing help

Lots of birds did extra pod carrying besides the 747 through the years... VC-10: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3d/Vickers_Super_VC10_Srs1154%2C_East_African_Airways_AN1822833.jpg DC-10: https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8458/8025004734_c41d4689db_b.jpg TriStar: https://imgproc.airline...

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by ojjunior
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egyptair MS3100 CAI-BEG suffers multiple burst tires on landing
Replies: 6
Views: 1644

Re: Egyptair MS3100 CAI-BEG suffers multiple burst tires on landing

Where's that option in this website where you could point your mouse cursor over a word and a small description of it pops up?
Had to google to see where BEG is.

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by ojjunior
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn´t Boeing make a longer range 737 Max?
Replies: 22
Views: 3387

Re: Why doesn´t Boeing make a longer range 737 Max?

Hmm... a brand new version of the tuna can with LR or ULR?
They did, it's called 787.

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by ojjunior
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Car chase on LYS runway
Replies: 17
Views: 4312

Re: Car chase on LYS runway

Loved the white helmets running in group...
Fast solving br French Police, kudos to them!

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