wjcandee, the most probable that Narita can't handle so many ground traffic under very poor visibility and this has forced many flights to hold in the air for long time. ( CAT2? 3?) In addition wind condition is not so good. One flight had two miss approaches. Narita and Haneda is open officially bu...Jump to post
He seems to have landed to Yokota safely. I can imagine cockpit crews are so tired that they had held for a long time above the ocean before he decided to divert. I wonder the pilot might be familiar with Yokota airbase because he was ex USAF pilot?Jump to post
This has turn out to be a ship that was being stored at the port for sales when the tsunami attacked, already written off after tsunami took this away. This belongs to nobody. The pre-owner does not have a will to receieve this. Anyone who wants will have it. Your friend does?
I have found a photo during her go-around.
The photo proves two main gears actually NOT down.
The first 787 was reportedly made a gear down trouble in the operation. To summarize the news linked below is as follows. At 9 <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym> on 6, All Nippon 651, operated by the first 787 JA801A from Tokyo to Okayama could not be confirmed main gear down short before land...Jump to post
Ex Prime minister Kan Naoto told in an interview after resignation that he had considered evacuation of 30 million people out of Tokyo area if things went worst; nuclear reactor explosion and fatal radioactive exposure of people nearby. In fact it turned out that the maximum radiation measured in To...Jump to post
If the earthquake had struck during the meeting, what would meeting participants do? You rush into Haneda to be aboard DELTA or Air France for evacuation? Anyway things were enough bad at that time; trains were stopped, foods were short, and electric power supply was not guaranteed as well as 'radio...Jump to post
I remember at the beginning of this year A.netters meeting Tokyo was to be held in March here in the Non aviation form but I don't know if it was held as scheduled or abandoned due to the earthquake and disastars in its aftermath. Someone please let me know.
Ah Furo ni hairi tai (Oh I want to take the bath) Jisin Irai Haitte Naiyo (I have never taken since the earth quake began) Ie ha Dansui siteru karane (Beacuse Water Has been stopped) Toire mo kinou kara Tsukenai ( Also the Toilet is banned because exaust tube stucks) Mizu kumi ni ikuno Mendou da (It...Jump to post
Paths around my house is partially liquefacted and stopped. Some electric polls are inclined by 30 degree. This is far from the epicenter by 400-500 km from the epicenter. Hundred of thousand workers in the Center of Tokyo metropilitan are stopped and can not go home because all trains are stopped. ...Jump to post
In south Korea October 9 is a memorial day to celebrate the foundation of Hangul. It was founded in 1483 by the bureaucrats of King Sejong the Great. Until 1940s, especially under domination by Japan, Hanja (Chinese letters) had been widely used with Hangul but were intentionally abolished by the So...Jump to post
This is also true here in Tokyo, though not so many as to use the word 'heap' to describe. I have long wondered what on earth they are eating. Once or twice the subway suffered a failure of train operating system because of mice biting communication cables laid along the track. Possibly they are nea...Jump to post
Hi, perhaps what you mean is B777-300 for domestic and B777-300ER for long-haul
international. Though they look the same, every kind of feature is different.
B777-300s sometimes fly short-range international, but never for such long-haul as
Japan-U.S and Japan-Europe.
Hi. If you are interested both in Japan and in Korea, I highly recommend you will know much about Korean residents in Japan (both South and North). They are descendants of those who came, compulsively or voluntarily, from Japan-dominated Korea to Japan more than 60 years ago. Across generations they...Jump to post
Put aside my concern that the Japanese immigrant official accept sea lion's passport from the Bouvet Island... If ever you are of airliner's netter belonging, and will spend at least one night at Narita after your arrival or before departure at/from Japan, best recommendation hotel to stay is Marroa...Jump to post
Recently I have interest on things in war-ages of 1940s in Europe and have seen such films as 'A Bridge too far', 'The longest day', '633 squadron' and'Great Escape'. Although this is a kind of stupid thought but I can hardly believe that such 'white peoples' had to fight against each other in those...Jump to post
I'm now posting this from the aspire one I just purchased yesterday. This is what I have been waited for these years. If I rate this <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym> in 100 points max, that would be 150; it's beyond my expectation. Such feature as 1...Jump to post
The amount of kerosene they dumped would be able to afford to run the diesel engine of my car for more than ten years. Guilty flaps they are in this time when fuel prices have been so raised.Jump to post
I have had four motorcycles of mine stolen in this 15 years. Two of them was returned; one found thrown below a vacant space under a bridge, and one in a riverside square. Both of them costed about 15000JPY (125USD) to recover from the damage of key cylinder and something around. Latter is the one t...Jump to post
That's kind of the chance when respective interest gets discrepant between those involved in operation and those just in watch. Where pilots, other crews, and passenger of course are clogged with delay and divert, a curious bystander like me gets enchanted with chaos. Just as in <acronym title="Colu...Jump to post
You've reminded me of some trivia about the United Airlines in late 80s and early 90s when they wore this scheme. 1.In 1986, lots of PanAm 747SPs and L1011s were seceded to <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> and flew to here in Japan. I used to enjoy spotting them at Narita. 2. Only...Jump to post
>AA737-823 here they have official press release; html <a href="http://press.jal.co.jp/en/release/200709/000733.html" target=_blank>http://press.jal.co.jp/en/release/200709/000733.html</a> PDF <a href="http://www.jal.com/en/press/0001114/img/New%20Dom%20First%20Dec%201%202007.pdf" target=_blank>http...Jump to post
>PlaneHunter <acronym title="Tokyo - Haneda International (HND / RJTT), Japan">HND</acronym>-<acronym title="Osaka - Itami International (ITM / RJOO), Japan">ITM</acronym> can be really short. Yes it is as short as for 30minutes on level cruise. So curious about how things can go when they are not b...Jump to post
Japan Airlines for the first time has furnished its domestic fleets with First-Class seats. Those are cozy leather seats. Fleets are first thrown into services between Tokyo Haneda-Osaka Itami flights on 1st December. Appurtenant services are as follows; 1. Veteran cabin attendants are ready to serv...Jump to post
Hi, is there someone who uses a middle format camera? It is sure that digital camera may be more suitable for airliners spotting, coming to think the fact that the APS format brings about the same effect of having much longer focal length, which is most blessing for this use, with lighter and cheape...Jump to post
GOCAPS16, JTB offers a very cheap plan for Marroad. It's about 8000yen for single use for single room. <a href="http://dom.jtb.co.jp/yado/PlanDetail.aspx?st=4209012&sk=8C&pc=1030090T5002C&rc=2007100190T5002C&dt=20071109&pn=1" target=_blank>http://dom.jtb.co.jp/yado/PlanDetail...=2007100190T5002C&dt=...Jump to post
Men, could you tell me if in this French airfield at this altitude ATC is serviced in English toward non-French pilot and in French toward French speaking pilot? Also French ATC servicer is a private company or government-owned?
This incident reminded me of the near-miss in Japan 6 years ago that JAL DC10 and his company's B747 were regarded; 31JAN2001 PM3:54-55 <acronym title="Johnstown - John Murtha / Cambria County (JST / KJST), USA - Pennsylvania">JST</acronym> over Yaizu, Shizuoka around 30000ft JAL 958 Pusan-Narita, d...Jump to post
Good evening. Thank you everyone for responses, and for an interesting video
To me, English words pronounced by the Scandinavian people sounds shrill, a few octaves higher than
when they speak their own language. This is true when I listen to SAS pilot speak in ATC communication.
I wonder why?
Thank you for responses. I should've had Finnair and Icelander join the topic, sorry. >>Andamn In the way you say, a very very long ago, smart Mongolians trained themselves to prepare invading countries next to them, while their stupid counterpart gave up galloping across the Eurasian Continent and ...Jump to post
When I think of Scandinavia, which I admire the most, I sometimes wonder why they have three of unique languages; Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian. I have heard that the difference in them is so small that peoples there find the least difficulty talking each other. Is that true? Should these languages...Jump to post
Just yesterday I found an article saying the final JAL group's 747-200 is to retire as of 31 October. It also reports 747-300s will remain only for a while and 747-400 will for considerably longer, but awfully for not longer than ten years. Will there be in the future something that more attracts us...Jump to post
Thanks folks, I seem to need update. What was interesting was that several years ago JAL flights between Haneda-Kansai would often be operated by JAA 747 in its old scheme, first flight for the day being to Kansai, and final for the day to Haneda. >Vincewy, how do you think of the fact that <acronym...Jump to post
Reportedly JAL and ANA are to begin direct operation to Japan-Taiwan flights. These two companies have had to, for nothing but political reason toward the People's Republic of China(Communist China), use their disguised operator that is Japan Asia Airways(JAA) and Air Nippon(ANK) to fly to Taiwan. T...Jump to post
Thanks for responses, As to the uniqueness of 747 flying in Japan, I was reminded one episode; Many yeas ago, I flew ANA B747SR from Haneda to Akita, the range being as short as 300miles, fully seated, passengers being 520 or so, assigned altitude they say was around 330. The weather condition enrou...Jump to post
Here in Japan sometimes I see newspaper's article saying Era of B747 is over; B747s, which used to be so much flourished in Japanese sky, are diminishing because the role of them has been succeeded to such later models as B777s or A340. I feel this may be true when I look at flights landing and taki...Jump to post
Just amazing, thank you for sharing. From the photographic view, these images must be taken by the middle format camera- such 6X6 format machines as Hasselblad or Rolleiflex or something like that. Note the gorgeous and beautiful tones of B/W, exclusive sharpness seen on the two images taken inside ...Jump to post
>>Doona, I am not sure but maybe that; run away until she finds a horrow on ground big enough to hide herself inside, get in the horrow, sit down, then hold the cover up with this bag.( This is a bag)... I want to believe that anywhere in Japan is so safe that it is enough for women to protect thems...Jump to post
Here is a Japanese lady's great invention to save her colleague from raping attack. Just deploy the skirt's flap to be a coke vending machine standing on the street then she is safe. article source; <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/worldnews.html?in_article_id=489110&in_p...Jump to post
Reportedly, at 18:10 on 20 in Kansai Airport (<acronym title="Osaka - Kansai International (KIX / RJBB), Japan">KIX</acronym>), Air Canada 36 (767-300) illegally taxied into the runway and forced JAL 2576 (767-300) to go around, which was approaching Runway 24L. The Air Canada had ignored tower's in...Jump to post
I found an article from Japanese press saying that the Australian Government acknowledges this problem and its Embassy in Japan is examining to do financial aid upon necessity to those Australian resident involved all over Japan.Jump to post
oops I must correct the stupid mistake. It's court matter, not courtesy matter in which the company was defeated. I might be the very man for whom it is most necessary to go to English school... >SCCutler I seem to be able to imagine what it was that made your sister unsatisfactory on Sony's job. On...Jump to post
Thinking back to 80's there was a Japanese word meaning "the American language". I thought this was to distinguish American-English from British-English. Today "the American language" is not seen so widely as it used to be. I wonder this means that it was no more than an academic notion without subs...Jump to post
I have imagined one situation. In such a socialism nation as the Soviet Union as it used to be, where medical services are provided by the Nation equally to the people, where people have no choice as to what hospital to go when needed, just go to the hospital assigned to him by the Nation, and where...Jump to post