Search found 2641 matches

  • 1
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 53
by Crosswind
Sat Dec 29, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carriers Who Flew DC10 & L1011 Huge Mistake?
Replies: 81
Views: 20677

Carriers Who Flew DC10 & L1011 Huge Mistake?

British Caledonian never flew the L1011, only the DC-10. When <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> took over the company in 1987, they also took over B.Cal's DC-10s which continued to be used on <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / EGKK), United Kingdom">LGW</acronym> long-haul routes un...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Sues Ryanair Over Tail Strike
Replies: 84
Views: 24614

RE: Passenger Sues Ryanair Over Tail Strike

Have a read of the official report, the tailstrike in it's self was not serious and the aircraft turned out to be fully serviceable when inspected afterwards, but the incident was badly handled by the flight and cabin crew resulting in more serious consequences.... Interesting reading. <a href="http...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Many Airlines Have This Livery?
Replies: 24
Views: 9794

RE: How Many Airlines Have This Livery?

The 757 looks particularly good in the new Thomson livery... <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Thomson-Airways/Boeing-757-236/2191234/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Thomson-Airways/Boeing-757-236/2191234/M/" target="_blank...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Livery News (Part Two) Any Updates?
Replies: 129
Views: 24356

RE: BA Livery News (Part Two) Any Updates?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/skipness1E" class="quote" target="_blank">skipness1E</a> (<a href="#120" class="quote">Reply 120</a>):<br/><i>How do I drop the lil pics into th...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 747-100 Configuration?
Replies: 25
Views: 11096

RE: British Airways 747-100 Configuration?

The Airline Memorabilia Blog has <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 747 Classic seat maps from the winter 1988/89 and summer 1995 timetables. There were some variations to these, especially when the ex-B.Cal 747s were still part of the fleet, and some Gatwick aircraft were in a 2-class la...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A-380 Overwing Exit Question
Replies: 11
Views: 5286

RE: A-380 Overwing Exit Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirframeAS" class="quote" target="_blank">AirframeAS</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>I cannot imagine folding that back up,...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am A300 Routes?
Replies: 39
Views: 12628

RE: Pan Am A300 Routes?

I flew <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> on one in 1988, a regular run at the time. The aircraft <i>Clipper Guatemala</i> was in excellent shape, and although not...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has BA Ordered 10 More A320s?
Replies: 30
Views: 13041

RE: Has BA Ordered 10 More A320s?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/American+767" class="quote" target="_blank">American 767</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>The A320s inherited from the mer...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do You Recognize These 747?
Replies: 38
Views: 22783

RE: Do You Recognize These 747?

The second to last photo is a mock-up, There are no oxygen drop-out panels, infact there are no sidewall panels at all - they look like singe-pieces whereas we all know airliner interiors are made of individual panels installed together... To say nothing of the furniture! Even the earliest 747s had ...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kulula's Ridiculously Posh New Boeing
Replies: 21
Views: 21315

Kulula's Ridiculously Posh New Boeing

Great video, One question, changing the subject slightly, are all the new 737-800s going to operate under the Kulula brand? I fly with both the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and Kulula side of this operation, and the <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> branded aircraft are ...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair New Identity...
Replies: 37
Views: 12764

RE: Corsair New Identity...

Corsair is still part of TUI, but as part of their financial turnaround after years of losses, they are being repositioned as a long-haul scheduled airline. As such the TUI brand no longer fits their business model. They are also rolling over some of their 747 fleet with new A330-300s and refurbishi...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaga (AGP) Second Runway Inaugurated
Replies: 3
Views: 2426

RE: Malaga (AGP) Second Runway Inaugurated

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/r2rho" class="quote" target="_blank">r2rho</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Actually two weeks old (26 june), but I h...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Thu Jul 05, 2012 3:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Odd Object On DC8 Nose
Replies: 10
Views: 4181

RE: Odd Object On DC8 Nose

<br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Eastern-Air-Lines/Douglas-DC-8-21/0138061/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Eastern-Air-Lines/Douglas-DC-8-21/0138061/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviation-photos/small/1/6/...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Wed May 09, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Hostess Falls Off Plane Onto Tarmac In GSE
Replies: 71
Views: 29121

RE: Ryanair Hostess Falls Off Plane Onto Tarmac In GSE

<a href="http://youtu.be/BVxPBeu2PaI?t=2m10s" target="_blank">http://youtu.be/BVxPBeu2PaI?t=2m10s</a> Link above shows Ryanair door opening procedures... Bit of a health and safety nightmare! The additional straps shown being fitted after the main handrails are extended are as a result of a small ch...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sun May 06, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson Airways 787 New Livery And Cabins
Replies: 75
Views: 42160

RE: Thomson Airways 787 New Livery And Cabins

I think they actually did a pretty good job with the execution... The curve of the blue area gives more of a nod to the old First Choice cheatline curve which I always thought was a nice idea... You can see it quite well in this photo of the new livery with a 757 in the First Choice scheme behind. <...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Wed Apr 25, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson Airways 787 New Livery And Cabins
Replies: 75
Views: 42160

RE: Thomson Airways 787 New Livery And Cabins

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VC10er" class="quote" target="_blank">VC10er</a> (<a href="#56" class="quote">Reply 56</a>):<br/><i>Does anyone know which branding/design agenc...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue Apr 24, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A320 With 189 Seats?
Replies: 30
Views: 15864

RE: AF A320 With 189 Seats?

The A320 is exit-limited to 180 passenger seats maximum, the maximum number that can be fitted... easyJet A320s (and many other airlines') have 180 seats.

Regards
CROSSWIND

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue Apr 24, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson Airways 787 New Livery And Cabins
Replies: 75
Views: 42160

RE: Thomson Airways 787 New Livery And Cabins

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/blueshamu330s" class="quote" target="_blank">blueshamu330s</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Now, as I mentioned earlier, i...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson Airways 787 New Livery And Cabins
Replies: 75
Views: 42160

RE: Thomson Airways 787 New Livery And Cabins

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/babybus" class="quote" target="_blank">babybus</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>I'll believe that when I see it. More like 3...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson Airways 787 New Livery And Cabins
Replies: 75
Views: 42160

Thomson Airways 787 New Livery And Cabins

Thomson have finally announced their new livery and cabins to be introdcued onboard the 787 at the start of 2013. <a href="http://dreamliner.thomson.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/exterior_00176.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://dreamliner.thomson.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/exterior_0017...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Fri Apr 20, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson Announce B787 Routes
Replies: 33
Views: 17166

RE: Thomson Announce B787 Routes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gingersnap" class="quote" target="_blank">gingersnap</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>They don't operate to either <acrony...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Of BD-operated LHR-DUB
Replies: 5
Views: 2371

RE: Future Of BD-operated LHR-DUB

BA <b>only</b> codeshare with Aer Lingus for interline passengers between <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-<acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym>/<acronym title="Belfast - International (Aldergrove) (BFS / EGAA), Unite...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS Evacuation @ LGW April 16
Replies: 124
Views: 35283

VS Evacuation @ LGW April 16

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BrianDromey" class="quote" target="_blank">BrianDromey</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>I don't believe the A330 has a fue...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Reveals Refurbed 767's
Replies: 77
Views: 32610

RE: BA Reveals Refurbed 767's

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aviationfreak" class="quote" target="_blank">Aviationfreak</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>That's only a year from now. W...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Fri Apr 13, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Begin Codesharing BD Flights
Replies: 14
Views: 5097

RE: BA Begin Codesharing BD 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/Tristarsteve" class="quote" target="_blank">Tristarsteve</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="British Airways"...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Mon Apr 09, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caledonian 747 Operation @ LAX
Replies: 25
Views: 6868

RE: Caledonian 747 Operation @ LAX

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FlyCaledonian" class="quote" target="_blank">FlyCaledonian</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>I see that in British Airtours...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian DY With 787 Maintenance Agreement
Replies: 10
Views: 6094

RE: Norwegian DY With 787 Maintenance Agreement

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cmf" class="quote" target="_blank">cmf</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I thought TUI was the first airline to sign up for t...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomsonfly RTW Flight (TOM941)
Replies: 3
Views: 2404

RE: Thomsonfly RTW Flight (TOM941)

These flights originated with predcessor First Choice Airways (as Air 2000) back in 1995, over the years there have been hundreds of these trips. During the winter between 1 and 3 757s are configured in the all Business Class layout depending on how busy the season is. Over the years, First Choice p...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS A343 At FRA, February 5th To 7th
Replies: 16
Views: 3977

RE: VS A343 At FRA, February 5th To 7th

Virgin's repaints into the new livery are being done at Manchester. Maybe maintenance at LHT first.

Regards
CROSSWIND

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Wed Nov 23, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-AWNO BA 747-100 Incident.
Replies: 40
Views: 27505

RE: G-AWNO BA 747-100 Incident.

And a <i>Flight International</i> article about the incident. Interestingly it explains why there was no AAIB investigation, which is something that I find quite worrying given what happened to the Captain and the rest of the crew, which was all down to an internal <acronym title="British Airways">B...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeropostal DC95 Exceptionally Hard Landing
Replies: 37
Views: 20335

RE: Aeropostal DC95 Exceptionally Hard Landing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LHRBFSTrident" class="quote" target="_blank">LHRBFSTrident</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>A similar, but not as drastic,...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Pull Out Of Aberdeen
Replies: 37
Views: 9384

RE: Ryanair Pull Out Of Aberdeen

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/richardw" class="quote" target="_blank">richardw</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>If they don't they aren't complying with t...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 744 Customer Code Question
Replies: 11
Views: 4359

RE: 744 Customer Code Question

The UK CAA list it as a -41R in their official records. <a href="http://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?catid=60&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=detailnosummary&fullregmark=VAST" target="_blank">http://www.caa.co.uk/application.asp...e=detailnosummary&fullregmark=VAST</a> Regards <i>CROS...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A310 w/ flight engineer station
Replies: 15
Views: 7505

RE: A310 W/ Flight Engineer Station

A300B4-200FF <br/><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/photo/Air-Scandic/Airbus-A300B4-203FF/0707839/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/photo/Air-Scandic/Airbus-A300B4-203FF/0707839/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br/><img src="/aviation-photos/s...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Wed May 11, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757s Delivered With RR -535C
Replies: 12
Views: 5110

RE: 757s Delivered With RR -535C

From memory (and checking the photo <acronym title="Brit Air (France)">DB</acronym>) so open to correction; British Airways G-BIK_ and G-<acronym title="Baltrum (BMR / EDWZ), Germany">BMR</acronym>_ series delivered with 535C engines (and retained) Eastern Airlines N501EA to N515EA definitely delive...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue May 03, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Seat Pitch On Thomson Extra Legroom Seats
Replies: 5
Views: 7236

RE: Seat Pitch On Thomson Extra Legroom Seats

Seat pitch on the Thomson A320

Rows 1-7 and 28-30 - 29"
Rows 8-11 and 14-27 - 28"
Row 12 - 37" (Fwd overwing exit)
Row 13 - 34" (Rear overwing exit)

Regards
CROSSWIND

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 732: Why Is The Front Right Door So Hard?
Replies: 29
Views: 9516

RE: 732: Why Is The Front Right Door So Hard?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AA737-823" class="quote" target="_blank">AA737-823</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>That was the Europeans, actually. Neve...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Fri Mar 18, 2011 1:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Are Emergency Descents Conducted?
Replies: 38
Views: 11781

RE: How Are Emergency Descents Conducted?

My aircraft memory items as follows; - Continuous Ignition - <acronym title="Air Nauru">ON</acronym> - Throttles - CLOSED - Speed Brakes - DEPLOY - Pitch - INITIALLY 20 DEGREES NOSE DOWN - Checklist Assuming memory items for condition causing emergency descent (eg Depressurisation) already complete....

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Mon Dec 22, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: London Calling: EasyJet's New HEL-LGW-HEL
Replies: 23
Views: 20789

RE: London Calling: EasyJet's New HEL-LGW-HEL

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sat Sep 06, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Biz Jet Cuise Altitudes
Replies: 14
Views: 5447

RE: Biz Jet Cuise Altitudes

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: British Airways Club Europe/NCL Cruise Ship+Photos
Replies: 27
Views: 14957

RE: British Airways Club Europe/NCL Cruise Ship+Photos

Nice report... By the way your unidentified airport is Farnborough (<acronym title="Farnborough (FAB / EGLF), United Kingdom">FAB</acronym>/EGLF) <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1378053/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.f...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Mon Aug 11, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Differences In RR 757 Engines
Replies: 12
Views: 7983

RE: Differences In RR 757 Engines

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: BD052 LHR-EDI - Something Different
Replies: 17
Views: 15250

RE: BD052 LHR-EDI - Something Different

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sat Apr 26, 2008 1:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747-100 Wing Design
Replies: 10
Views: 12669

RE: 747-100 Wing Design

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sun Apr 13, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: For The Pilots Out There
Replies: 7
Views: 4150

RE: For The Pilots Out There

As was said above, on busy frequencies such as those around the London area it's sometimes very difficult to get your initial call in. Sometimes it can take a couple of minutes before you get a call in without being stepped on, or stepping on someone else - it's not unheard of for ATC to actually ca...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue Dec 11, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poor Airmanship? Freebird Airlines
Replies: 13
Views: 4743

RE: Poor Airmanship? Freebird Airlines

Its obviously a training flight, and the other people in then flightdeck are most likely other trainees. When you've done a new typerating and are doing the circuits it's normal that the airline will load a small group of new pilots onto the aircraft so they can do their circuits on the same trainin...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch To Start Retiring 757s
Replies: 57
Views: 10182

RE: Monarch To Start Retiring 757s

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Sat Dec 08, 2007 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch To Start Retiring 757s
Replies: 57
Views: 10182

RE: Monarch To Start Retiring 757s

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe Summer 2008 Expansion
Replies: 8
Views: 3257

RE: Flybe Summer 2008 Expansion

I would have maybe expected more from Manchester given the reduction in flights expected from Jet2 - but maybe this is more a question of equipment. The announced routes are generally Q400 territory whereas the opportunities from Manchester (Madrid etc) would be more suited to the Embraer fleet. Or ...

Jump to post
by Crosswind
Wed Nov 21, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AirAsia X Inaugural Flight To Gold Coast By JFK
Replies: 17
Views: 20097

AirAsia X Inaugural Flight To Gold Coast By JFK

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 53