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by Aircellist
Tue May 03, 2005 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Concorde Vandalised...
Replies: 59
Views: 15478

RE: Air France Concorde Vandalised...

I see something looking like the symbol of Montréal's 1976 Olympic Games, under the cockpit window... Quite worn off, of course.

Is it that, really? If yes, how come?

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by Aircellist
Fri Apr 29, 2005 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!
Replies: 94
Views: 19952

RE: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!

oooops, I missed this one... A few months ago, someone bashed <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> for having dirty flaps, from a picture taken from a landing in Beijing.. Was it this picture? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/824855/L...

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by Aircellist
Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!
Replies: 94
Views: 19952

RE: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!

Well, Bridogger, you are right... This one only has the airbridge marks around the forward door: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/824748/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/824748/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG...

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by Aircellist
Fri Apr 29, 2005 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!
Replies: 94
Views: 19952

RE: This Iberia Aircraft Is A Disgrace!

Well, SSSOOOOOO easy to bash <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> and every other airline whose color is predominantly white. The fact is: the air is dirty! Has no one ever noticed that a car needs cleaning after a rain, more often than before? On a side note, we are actually breathing that same...

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by Aircellist
Tue Apr 26, 2005 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Future For PW?
Replies: 2
Views: 2553

RE: What Future For PW?

Thanks for your answer!

I really regret that the ADP concept, nor the other propfans did not enter the market...

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by Aircellist
Tue Apr 26, 2005 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Future For PW?
Replies: 2
Views: 2553

What Future For PW?

After having been ousted from so many programs recently, what is there left for <acronym title="Precision Air Services (United Rep. of Tanzania)">PW</acronym>, in civil engines? Any chance that the ADP or something approaching might make it to the flight line, in view of the current fuel price hike?...

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by Aircellist
Thu Apr 14, 2005 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Climb Rate
Replies: 61
Views: 19100

RE: A380 Climb Rate

I have long shed my old copies, but the french magazine Science et Vie published excerpts of the transcripts of the pilot's conversation prior to the Airbus crash, and I remember having read:
"Débranche alpha prot"
which means cut off alpha prot, said by the PIC...

Can anyone confirm?

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by Aircellist
Wed Apr 06, 2005 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An Only International Airline?
Replies: 61
Views: 7334

RE: An Only International Airline?

Cool thread, this one!

Could PrivatAir be counted in that group?

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by Aircellist
Mon Mar 28, 2005 3:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Airline Loses The Most Luggage?
Replies: 41
Views: 10165

RE: What Airline Loses The Most Luggage?

It is true that problems do happen in <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>... At least, il was true everyday in the summer of '99. I don't know how much of it is an urban legend, but I've heard that there had been a test, somewhere in may '99, to see...

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by Aircellist
Sun Mar 27, 2005 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Disaster Avoided? Check This Out
Replies: 48
Views: 14833

RE: Possible Disaster Avoided? Check This Out

I've been on a <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</acronym> A310 <acronym title="Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM), Netherlands">AMS</acronym>-<acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> twice, and taking off without flaps both times, even in the ...

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by Aircellist
Sat Mar 26, 2005 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF/KLM Order 777F
Replies: 87
Views: 11252

RE: AF/KLM Order 777F

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by Aircellist
Sat Jan 22, 2005 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Put The A380 In ATL
Replies: 67
Views: 13600

RE: Air France Put The A380 In ATL

Padcrasher,

I suggest you go to Aéroports de Paris website; you could have a look at their schedule...

http://query.adp.fr/HDV/HDV/fr/horaires.aspx

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by Aircellist
Mon Jan 10, 2005 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help! Why N For American Airplanes?
Replies: 22
Views: 10116

RE: Help! Why N For American Airplanes?

Adding to the comment about British Empire's registrations, here in Canada G- was used at first, followed by CF- and then only C-, and at first the four-letters were Fxxx; nowadays, it's Gxxx.

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by Aircellist
Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Even More A380 Pics!
Replies: 81
Views: 18664

RE: Even More A380 Pics!

Impressive, yes, but really, far from elegant... I kinda remember reading once, about Concorde, that someone in the design team said that it would work fine because it was beautiful... Well, even if the A380 was made by (sort of) the same company, I guess nobody stayed over from the Concorde design ...

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by Aircellist
Sat Jan 08, 2005 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727-400X - Never Flew Off The Drawing Board?
Replies: 15
Views: 6217

RE: 727-400X - Never Flew Off The Drawing Board?

This 787-300...

What a nice looking fake! Reminds us that yes, the lines of the 727 were so elegant...

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by Aircellist
Mon Dec 20, 2004 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Most Powerful Widebody Takeoff?
Replies: 52
Views: 12576

RE: What Is The Most Powerful Widebody Takeoff?

This thread brings back the memory of Concorde lifting up just in front of <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym>'s huge windows at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>... Everything was vibrating, when the wheels left the ground; such a gu...

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by Aircellist
Fri Dec 17, 2004 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Begins Major Latin Expansion Today!
Replies: 20
Views: 5659

RE: United Begins Major Latin Expansion Today!

"Before the Europeans wake up and correct us Americans:"

Delicious!

Good morning everybody  Big grin

Nicolas

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by Aircellist
Sat Dec 04, 2004 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways May Liquidate In January
Replies: 58
Views: 13007

RE: US Airways May Liquidate In January

Slightly off topic, but I must say I am eager to see, one day, a post that will say: "I am so happy, my company will liquidate, I will lose my job, it will be so good for the economy, it wil so much help the other carriers, and it will give me such an incentive to look for a new job in this wonderfu...

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by Aircellist
Wed Dec 01, 2004 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Tribute To Air Inter, Born 50 Years Ago...
Replies: 29
Views: 7381

RE: A Tribute To Air Inter, Born 50 Years Ago...

Great tribute, thanks a lot! Air Inter is the company in which I've flown the most; Mercure, Caravelle, A300, A320, A321, A330... They were selling in Canada the Airpass, which provided for a certain number of days, in which you could take as many flights as you whished... I managed to reap 4, once....

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by Aircellist
Thu Nov 18, 2004 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports That Used To Be Big In Intercont Aviation
Replies: 39
Views: 6651

RE: Airports That Used To Be Big In Intercont Aviation

Montréal Dorval was once Canada's gateway; there is a thread somewhere, talking about the reasons why it lost its proeminence, somewhere in the early 70s. Part of it is the range of the planes, which grew a lot. In fact, the airports mentioned for the transatlantic route were used during the war, as...

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by Aircellist
Thu Nov 18, 2004 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perhaps The Most Bizzare Photo At Airliners.net
Replies: 42
Views: 22898

RE: Perhaps The Most Bizzare Photo At Airliners.net

Thanks, IL76TD...

At last, somebody thinks that it might just have been very hot in the cockpit, and only because of the summer sun...

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by Aircellist
Sun Nov 14, 2004 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PARIS-LONDON, Train Or Plane? Comparison...
Replies: 40
Views: 9452

RE: PARIS-LONDON, Train Or Plane? Comparison...

I am amazed at AF's week-end fares, though... Hey, to beat both the train and easyjet... Nice job.

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by Aircellist
Sat Nov 13, 2004 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Routes For A380
Replies: 29
Views: 8956

RE: Shortest Routes For A380

How about AF CDG-ORY, for connecting passengers???

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by Aircellist
Wed Nov 10, 2004 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airport Scanner "Undresses" Passengers
Replies: 21
Views: 4126

RE: New Airport Scanner "Undresses" Passengers

Just wait until someone develops the technology to record these images, catches somebody a little bit famous, and releases the images on the net...

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by Aircellist
Wed Nov 10, 2004 11:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Was Your First Aircraft Flown On?
Replies: 58
Views: 8757

RE: What Was Your First Aircraft Flown On?

Summer 1970, I wasn't yet two years old... Air France 747 from Dorval to Orly. I do not recall that flight, but, during that summer, I also took a Caravelle from Orly to Nice, and I remember having been invited in the flight deck... I couldn't see the pilots' faces, because they were so tall, and th...

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by Aircellist
Wed Nov 10, 2004 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 777 A Boring Aircraft?
Replies: 52
Views: 10700

RE: The 777 A Boring Aircraft?

Well, these comments make me feel one of the old guys around... Because the flight in which I had the most "fun" was in an Air Inter Caravelle... Yes, that old thing, which I could feel accelerating and slowing down, a bit like a car... We were five, with my parents and sisters, and there were those...

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by Aircellist
Sat Oct 23, 2004 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Huge "Bring Back Concorde" March In London Today!
Replies: 47
Views: 10014

RE: Huge "Bring Back Concorde" March In London Today!

GDB:

"Boeing SST"...

I love that one!

Other nicknames we could share in? Pleeease...

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by Aircellist
Wed Oct 20, 2004 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada New Colours Here!
Replies: 213
Views: 37817

RE: Air Canada New Colours Here!

And they call it "colours"...

could they have done less? B&W, maybe...

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by Aircellist
Mon Oct 18, 2004 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A300- 32 Years! Pay Your Tributes
Replies: 45
Views: 8952

RE: Airbus A300- 32 Years! Pay Your Tributes

Flown 16 times in Air Inter's A300, all over France. No reg, I'm a lover but not a spotter... My most impressing flight ever happened in an Air Inter A300, though... There was that wonderful FrancePass, on Air Inter, that would allow you a few days of flying all around France (typically seven days.....

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by Aircellist
Fri Oct 15, 2004 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada New Colors, Which Cities?
Replies: 110
Views: 33125

RE: Air Canada New Colors, Which Cities?

(about Eurowhite and othe white planes...) Ah, those all white planes... Three reasons to dislike them: -They are so boring! -They make the fuselage look like a giant worm! -They get dirty so easily... One reason for airlines to like them: -Surely costs less to repaint in only one colour, without mo...

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by Aircellist
Wed Oct 13, 2004 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG Better Than ORY?
Replies: 7
Views: 2532

RE: CDG Better Than ORY?

For one, ORY has a movement cap, but not CDG.

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by Aircellist
Wed Oct 13, 2004 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380-800
Replies: 33
Views: 6869

RE: A380-800

Hem... The reply #3 on that thread says the same thing, but much better...

https://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1775185/

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by Aircellist
Wed Oct 13, 2004 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA001 Question
Replies: 8
Views: 2390

RE: BA001 Question

It's the planes that are not worthy of the flight numbers once wore by Concorde, I think...

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by Aircellist
Wed Oct 13, 2004 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380-800
Replies: 33
Views: 6869

RE: A380-800

I kinda remember reading that, yes, A360 was not good from an Asian traditional perspective, A370 was eliminated for... I don't know, but A380 and the -800 were chosen to figure the double-deck configuration...

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by Aircellist
Tue Oct 12, 2004 12:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 2005 Aviation Predictions
Replies: 34
Views: 4643

RE: 2005 Aviation Predictions

"I pray that Boeing/Airbus along with <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym>/RR/PW can use all those brillant minds they have working for them to develop airplanes and engines that can burn significantly less fuel (and I am talking even less than the 7E7 will burn) if we hope to k...

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by Aircellist
Mon Oct 11, 2004 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have You Seen These Two A380 Pictures?
Replies: 71
Views: 21612

RE: Have You Seen These Two A380 Pictures?

I guess everybody would like to benefit from an insider's point of view (any Airbus engineer reading?) about the position of the flying deck, but could it be also to have the pilots not so far from the ground?

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by Aircellist
Mon Oct 11, 2004 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Likely Are Further 744 Passenger Orders?
Replies: 24
Views: 5774

RE: How Likely Are Further 744 Passenger Orders?

...Well, I missed a part of Boeing's explanations about the 747ADV, I think...

Is it true they are considering using bleedless engines for that developmental plane?

If the answer is "yes", funny they should dismiss that idea for the A330-A350..

Yet I may well be ignoring a few facts...

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by Aircellist
Sat Oct 09, 2004 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Deep Regrets For UDF Or ADP...
Replies: 2
Views: 1726

Deep Regrets For UDF Or ADP...

Do you fellow aviation enthusiasts remember the late eighties' projects of advanced propfan engines? All those wonderful machines projected to use 25% less fuel than 1992's engines? What happened? Now that carriers are crying about their huge fuel bills, haven't they got themselves to blame, for not...

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by Aircellist
Fri Oct 08, 2004 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Montreal-Mirabel Airport (YMX), One Month Left!
Replies: 49
Views: 8396

RE: Montreal-Mirabel Airport (YMX), One Month Left!

Yyz717, "The problem is the chronic underlying slow growth of Quebec's economy for a generation caused by the discriminatory and anti-English Bill 101, and provincial governments that have been socialist and/or separatist." Well, yes, of course! Thanks for illuminating us! We never thought of that! ...

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by Aircellist
Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Montreal-Mirabel Airport (YMX), One Month Left!
Replies: 49
Views: 8396

RE: Montreal-Mirabel Airport (YMX), One Month Left!

LH423, "Unfortunately Mirabel was born out of the illusions of grandeur that many in power in Québec held following the "revolution tranquille"." Mind you, the government responsible for the airport system was, and still is, the federal government, not the provincial one. Mirabel was borne out of Mr...

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