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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gulf States Developing Medical Test To Detect Gays
Replies: 70
Views: 5707

RE: Gulf States Developing Medical Test To Detect Gays

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>You are not dealing with rational ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Has Happened To A.net?
Replies: 265
Views: 13188

RE: What Has Happened To A.net?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747forever" class="quote" target="_blank">B747forever</a> (<a href="#121" class="quote">Reply 121</a>):<br/><i>Nice trip report Great pictures....

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Jul 06, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 1
Replies: 245
Views: 713791

OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 1

From the debris it looks like it landed short of the threshold, as did the BA B772 a few years ago.

[Edited 2013-07-06 12:49:08]

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Jul 06, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 1
Replies: 245
Views: 713791

OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 1

It looks like door <acronym title="Orenburg Airlines (Russian Federation)">R2</acronym> was blocked by an engine and that doors <acronym title="Lauda Air Italy">L4</acronym>/R4 were not used. I can't believe there are people with trolley bags in the photos! I would go mad if someone stood up and ope...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sun Jun 16, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Deliveries Before Oct 2013?
Replies: 10
Views: 4093

RE: Etihad Deliveries Before Oct 2013?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kl911" class="quote" target="_blank">kl911</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>2nd Oct <acronym title="Dublin (- Collins...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A300 Still In Service?
Replies: 63
Views: 24663

RE: A300 Still In Service?

For the A300-B2 and -<acronym title="Bhoja Air (Pakistan) and Bankair (USA)">B4</acronym> variants, only Iran Air and Mahan Air still have them in service. I was fortunate enough to fly an Iran Air A300-<acronym title="Bhoja Air (Pakistan) and Bankair (USA)">B4</acronym> from <acronym title="Mumbai ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Jun 15, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Reliable Is Biman Bangladesh?
Replies: 5
Views: 3675

RE: How Reliable Is Biman Bangladesh?

I have done the Biman DC-10s a few times as well (a couple of times with Mr CedarJet too!) and have had good experiences every time. <acronym title="Sahara Airlines (India)">S2</acronym>-ACP and ACR are both active and still operate the majority of the <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) Internation...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri May 03, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Last Ever Chance To Fly On A BAC 1-11
Replies: 15
Views: 6867

RE: Last Ever Chance To Fly On A BAC 1-11

I will be on it. It was superb last time and I'd love to fly it again.

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N88ZL - Close To The Scrapper At OPF
Replies: 18
Views: 14490

RE: N88ZL - Close To The Scrapper At OPF

It would be a shame to see N88ZL get scrapped. This aircraft used to be a regular sight at <acronym title="Durham - Tees Valley (Teesside / Middleton St. George) (MME / EGNV), United Kingdom">MME</acronym> in the late 90s, where I saw it on a number of occasions. Certainly one of the more interestin...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA B737 Landing Gear Failure In Muscat / Oman
Replies: 20
Views: 21039

PIA B737 Landing Gear Failure In Muscat / Oman

My most recent flight was on this aircraft, on 29th January from <acronym title="Karachi - Jinnah International (Quaid-e-Azam) (KHI / OPKC), Pakistan">KHI</acronym> to <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym>. Knowing that most of the PIA B7...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Jan 25, 2013 5:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Been On An Inaugural?
Replies: 30
Views: 4416

RE: Ever Been On An Inaugural?

I've been on numerous 'second flights' because of the job I was doing a few years ago, but the only times I flew on the actual inaugurals were the following: Etihad Airways, B767-341/ER, A6-EYZ EY706, 18 June 2006, <acronym title="Doha - International (DOH / OTBD), Qatar">DOH</acronym>-<acronym titl...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Biman Bangladesh DC-10 Current Routes
Replies: 7
Views: 5171

RE: Biman Bangladesh DC-10 Current Routes

Hi Vin, There's always the chance of an equipment swap with <acronym title="Biman Bangladesh">BG</acronym>, but <acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym>-CGP-<acronym title="Dhaka (Dacca) - Hazrat Shahjalal International (Zia International / ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Color Scheme Confirmed...painted - Part 4
Replies: 188
Views: 82592

RE: New AA Color Scheme Confirmed...painted - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dtw757" class="quote" target="_blank">dtw757</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i>A quick search of the internet for american ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Thu Dec 13, 2012 3:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic&rare Aircraft In 2012/2013
Replies: 42
Views: 9701

RE: Flying Classic&rare Aircraft In 2012/2013

Interesting to know EP-SHU is active. I have flown EP-SHG/HK/HV in the past but never 'HU. Yet another reason to go back, I think.

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Nov 24, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic&rare Aircraft In 2012/2013
Replies: 42
Views: 9701

RE: Flying Classic&rare Aircraft In 2012/2013

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Birdwatching" class="quote" target="_blank">Birdwatching</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Not sure if it means anything, but...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Nov 23, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Sights And Sounds Of DC-8-62 Across California
Replies: 13
Views: 8810

RE: The Sights And Sounds Of DC-8-62 Across California

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N178UA" class="quote" target="_blank">N178UA</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Judging the number of response on the DC-8 Tri...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Nov 23, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Classic&rare Aircraft In 2012/2013
Replies: 42
Views: 9701

RE: Flying Classic&rare Aircraft In 2012/2013

<b>Tu-154</b> Air Koryo still operate one example each of the -B and -B2 versions. There are rumours about Iran Air Tour wanting to return their Tu-154-M fleet into service due to issues they are having with their MD80s. Kazair Trans have a late build -M version which I believe operates <acronym tit...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Sights And Sounds Of DC-8-62 Across California
Replies: 13
Views: 8810

RE: The Sights And Sounds Of DC-8-62 Across California

Hi Sam, Somehow I missed this when you posted it, so I'm glad you mentioned it the other day. Your photos and video took me straight back to that memorable day back in May! There was a good bunch of guys on this trip which, aside from the aircraft of course, makes these trips all the more great to l...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: More Mahan To Dubai! ~ W5: IKA-DXB-IKA
Replies: 25
Views: 21973

RE: More Mahan To Dubai! ~ W5: IKA-DXB-IKA

Hi Roni. I hope all is well with you. Nice to read this report, as we don't see Mahan Air on here too often. I also flew the same B743 (EP-MND) earlier this year <acronym title="Tehran - Imam Khomeini International (IKA / OIIE), Iran">IKA</acronym>-<acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB),...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: November Self-Pic Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 6582

RE: November Self-Pic Thread

Some photos from North Korea last week: <a href="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/flymajj/IMG_2274.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/flymajj/IMG_2274.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/flymajj/IMG_2274.jpg" width="650" heig...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Oct 29, 2012 4:25 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Fascinating Aviation Week In North Korea
Replies: 46
Views: 34317

RE: A Fascinating Aviation Week In North Korea

This is an incredible report which I think sums up all of the tours so far. Thanks so much for taking the time to write this. I have just got back from the October tour, having also been on the inaugural tour in May. The tours just keep getting better; and whilst I had some reservations about going ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Datangstan Civil Air Museum In Beijing
Replies: 4
Views: 4600

RE: Datangstan Civil Air Museum In Beijing

I have only ever done it by using a taxi from the hotel in Beijing, but unless there are at least a couple of you it is not the cheapest option. I have been 3 times and am going again on Friday 19th October. A long shot, but if you happen to be in Beijing that day, there are a few of us hiring a min...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is BZV-FIH The Shortest Scheduled Sector Flown?
Replies: 13
Views: 7191

RE: Is BZV-FIH The Shortest Scheduled Sector Flown

Not a widebody, but an interesting one which is on sale is <acronym title="Nairobi - Jomo Kenyatta (Embakasi) (NBO / HKJK), Kenya">NBO</acronym>-<acronym title="Nairobi - Wilson (West) (WIL / HKNW), Kenya">WIL</acronym> operated SAX using a Beech 1900, as part of a multi-sector flight. When myself a...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-Pic Thread September 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 10296

RE: Self-Pic Thread September 2012

Johannesburg last weekend: <a href="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/flymajj/2012_09_22%20JNB%20WKF/IMG_0623a-1.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/flymajj/2012_09_22%20JNB%20WKF/IMG_0623a-1.jpg" width="650" height="390" alt="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tu-154. Who Are The Largest Operators?
Replies: 20
Views: 6245

RE: Tu-154. Who Are The Largest Operators?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tk1244" class="quote" target="_blank">tk1244</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>4K-85729, 4K-85734 and 4K-85738 were transfe...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Defunct Airlines You Have Flown?
Replies: 124
Views: 13186

RE: Defunct Airlines You Have Flown?

Off the top of my head: -Orion Airways, UK -Britannia Airways, UK -Dan Air, UK -Air UK Leisure, UK -Leisure International Airways, UK -Air 2000, UK -Nordic European Airlines, Sweden -Spanair, Spain -British Regional Airlines (BA franchise), UK -Aero Asia, Pakistan -Alliance Air, India -Indian Airlin...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scary MD-80 Vid - Flaps Deployed On Takeoff
Replies: 70
Views: 37582

RE: Scary MD-80 Vid - Flaps Deployed On Takeoff

I did not even notice this when I was filming it, which I suppose is a good thing really! I only noticed later when reviewing my video in the evening. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/p...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic MAN-LHR-MAN Flights
Replies: 159
Views: 28673

Virgin Atlantic MAN-LHR-MAN 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/rutankrd" class="quote" target="_blank">rutankrd</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>No it was a <acronym title="British Airw...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caac 747SP , Old Publicity Pics
Replies: 37
Views: 17405

RE: Caac 747SP , Old Publicity Pics

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flywrite" class="quote" target="_blank">flywrite</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Fantastic ramp shot of the era, showing Tr...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sun Aug 19, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Keith Bennett's (Moors Murder) Mother Dies
Replies: 4
Views: 2200

RE: Keith Bennett's (Moors Murder) Mother Dies

It is a heartbraking story. I was gutted to hear she passed away yesterday. She was such a courageous woman. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Braybuddy" class="quote" target="_b...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hajj Plane Movements For 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 10616

Hajj Plane Movements For 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/debonair" class="quote" target="_blank">debonair</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Nice to see such old-school baby with ne...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hajj Plane Movements For 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 10616

Hajj Plane Movements For 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Fly2yyz" class="quote" target="_blank">Fly2yyz</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>Are they that unsafe?</i></font></td></tr>...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hajj Plane Movements For 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 10616

Hajj Plane Movements For 2012

I will be monitoring the scheduled and non-Hajj-specific flights to see what interesting stuff crops up, if any. Last year myself and a friend managed to get a flight on a Jordan Aviation B767-200 which was still operating <acronym title="Dhaka (Dacca) - Hazrat Shahjalal International (Zia Internati...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Still Flies MD-87s?
Replies: 23
Views: 9428

RE: Who Still Flies MD-87s?

There is also Air Uganda with one example. It used to be on the <acronym title="Entebbe - International (EBB / HUEN), Uganda">EBB</acronym>-<acronym title="Nairobi - Jomo Kenyatta (Embakasi) (NBO / HKJK), Kenya">NBO</acronym> route but now seems to be used primarly on <acronym title="Entebbe - Inter...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Pic Thread - August 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 8237

RE: Self Pic Thread - August 2012

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Superfly" class="quote" target="_blank">Superfly</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>THAT is f--king AWESOME! ! ! ! ! Is ther...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Pic Thread - August 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 8237

RE: Self Pic Thread - August 2012

Between Kathmandu and Dhaka on a DC-10 last weekend: <a href="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/flymajj/2012_08_03%20MCT%20KTM%20DAC%20DOH/Picture065a.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/flymajj/2012_08_03%20MCT%20KTM%20DAC%20DOH/Picture065a.jpg" width="650" he...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Aug 07, 2012 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Askari Aviation-L1011-from UAE To Pakistan?
Replies: 2
Views: 2862

RE: Askari Aviation-L1011-from UAE To Pakistan?

Yirina, The L1011s are often parked up at <acronym title="Ras Al Khaimah - International (RKT / OMRK), United Arab Emirates">RKT</acronym> between duties/contracts, but I believe the nature of Askari's operations is the operation of UN contract flights from Pakistan to places in Africa, etc. They ma...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Had A Short Flight Between 2 Long Flights?
Replies: 14
Views: 5772

RE: Ever Had A Short Flight Between 2 Long Flights

Hi Soren, I did a similar thing recently when returning from the DC-8 trip in California. <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (clo...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor About Air Koryo's Future Fleet
Replies: 76
Views: 24561

RE: Rumor About Air Koryo's Future Fleet

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SIBILLE" class="quote" target="_blank">SIBILLE</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i>Ilyushin 62 M 3749648 P-886P Air Koryo del...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Jul 31, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor Retrojet?
Replies: 33
Views: 8532

RE: Condor Retrojet?

This looks beautiful. In fact it is a shame that this is not the regular livery! Well done, Condor. It would be nice if Thomas Cook Airlines (UK) did this, but I guess <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> might have an issue with them rolling out an A330 in BEA Airtours or British Airtours ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: North Korea Aviation Tour July 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 13872

RE: North Korea Aviation Tour July 2012

Hi Regis, I saw and commented your videos on YouTube already. It was great to see them and be able to compare your experience in July to my experience in May. Obviously you guys did better in terms of equipment since the <acronym title="Istanbul Airlines (Turkey)">IL</acronym>-76 & Mil-8 were ad...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: MAA-XNA On "The UAE's National Carrier": Etihad!
Replies: 24
Views: 24612

RE: MAA-XNA On "The UAE's National Carrier": Etihad!

Interesting report - thanks for posting. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kann123air" class="quote" target="_blank">kann123air</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Jul 17, 2012 12:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The British Air First Class Experience
Replies: 13
Views: 8617

RE: The British Air First Class Experience

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/planefixer" class="quote" target="_blank">planefixer</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Don't call it British Air!!! <acronym ...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Tue Jul 17, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ord To Dubai, What Airline Would You Choose?
Replies: 11
Views: 8195

RE: Ord To Dubai, What Airline Would You Choose?

How about <acronym title="Etihad Airways (United Arab Emirates)">EY</acronym> <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>-<acronym title="Abu Dhabi - (Nadia) International (AUH / OMAA), United Arab Emirates">AUH</acronym>? There is a free connecting <ac...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your All Time Favourite Breakfast Cereal!
Replies: 16
Views: 3056

RE: Your All Time Favourite Breakfast Cereal!

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQrZ6cMSYuI&feature=related" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQrZ6cMSYuI&feature=related</a> Kellogs Start - I used to love it as a kid but haven't seen it for years. Apparently you can still get it in the UK but I live abroad now. I mig...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Please God! Just Get Me On This Plane! EWR-GLA
Replies: 19
Views: 19412

RE: Please God! Just Get Me On This Plane! EWR-GLA

It sounds like you were very lucky to get on that flight. I don't have much luck with <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> on standby, especially internationally. I had a J & Y Class ZED standby for <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO<...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Sat Jun 09, 2012 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia Rebranding
Replies: 52
Views: 13783

RE: Saudia Rebranding

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mogandoCI" class="quote" target="_blank">mogandoCI</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>On a slightly off topic subject, has a...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Did I Fly? UA June 1990
Replies: 12
Views: 4503

RE: What Did I Fly? UA June 1990

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/timz" class="quote" target="_blank">timz</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>I'm guessing the OAG never used "732". On some air...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stockport Air Crash: 45 Years Ago Today
Replies: 1
Views: 4783

RE: Stockport Air Crash: 45 Years Ago Today

Very interesting to read peoples' memories of this both in and below the Manchester Evening News article - even down to the ice cream sellers making a quick buck. Also, I was not aware of another DC-4 (okay this was C4 Argonaut with Merlin engines) crashing a day earlier in the Pyrennes. Whose was t...

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by UK_Dispatcher
Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Did I Fly? UA June 1990
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RE: What Did I Fly? UA June 1990

i always thought 73S meant B737-200 Advaned, as opposed to the early non-advanced version which would be 737 or 732.

UA would have operated both the basic and advanced at this time, but whether they distinguished them in the OAG I do not know.

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