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by VapourTrails
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qantas Antarctica Flight 2018 - Part 1 | Queen of the Skies - Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ | MEL - ZZF - HBA
Replies: 25
Views: 20833

Re: Qantas Antarctica Flight 2018 - Part 1 | Queen of the Skies - Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ | MEL - ZZF - HBA

No doubt, along with the future part 2, this might certainly be the BEST trip reports of the last few years.. It clearly changes from the, now too common, US domestic flight *Video link only* - style TRs frequently posted here :roll: You perfectly shared your enthusiasm from start to end with the r...

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by VapourTrails
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qantas Antarctica Flight 2018 - Part 1 | Queen of the Skies - Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ | MEL - ZZF - HBA
Replies: 25
Views: 20833

Re: Qantas Antarctica Flight 2018 - Part 1 | Queen of the Skies - Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ | MEL - ZZF - HBA

WOW, WOW and WOW!!! That is such a wonderful report and thank you for sharing it with your huge effort. Photos are amazing and very detailed. So much look forward to the next part) With the 747 is simply the best for that) Cheers :) Thank you! :thumbsup: I agree, the Antarctica flights will not be ...

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by VapourTrails
Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AussieHolidays(5) - Regional Express' Saab 340 Ballina-Grafton-Sydney
Replies: 4
Views: 5502

Re: AussieHolidays(5) - Regional Express' Saab 340 Ballina-Grafton-Sydney

The man standing next to the first officer told me something (which I didn't get) but it had to do with me taking photos. Hello, been enjoying your Australian reports here, plus video. I used to fly Regional Express when they flew to DPO. They always had good service. The Saab 340 was always a reli...

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by VapourTrails
Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

WarRI1 wrote:
Foundation.

Founding

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by VapourTrails
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

Concrete

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by VapourTrails
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Qantas Antarctica Flight 2018 - Part 1 | Queen of the Skies - Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ | MEL - ZZF - HBA
Replies: 25
Views: 20833

Qantas Antarctica Flight 2018 - Part 1 | Queen of the Skies - Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEJ | MEL - ZZF - HBA

Qantas Antarctica Flight 2018 – Part 1 | Queen of the Skies - Boeing 747-438ER - VH-OEJ | QF2902 Melbourne (MEL), Victoria – ZZF (New Zealand Ross Dependency) - Hobart (HBA), Tasmania, Australia | Economy Class Standard https://i.imgur.com/afE51Xi.jpg Image courtesy of Sky Video Productions 2018. W...

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by VapourTrails
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

2707200X wrote:
Trees

Cyprus

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by VapourTrails
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

readytotaxi wrote:
Nautilus

Noughties

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by VapourTrails
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

casinterest wrote:
Truck

Stop

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by VapourTrails
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

casinterest wrote:
Cookie

Monster

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by VapourTrails
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

T18 wrote:
Bagel

Dough

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by VapourTrails
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things to do in Tasmania
Replies: 6
Views: 1010

Re: Things to do in Tasmania

I'm off to Tasmania from the UK at the end of this week for a 3 week business trip. I traveled there in march for 1 week but didn't have much time for being a tourist. I will be landing in Launceston on Sunday 21st at about 10am and have a hire car all sorted and I'm due to pick up a colleague at a...

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by VapourTrails
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

11725Flyer wrote:
Electricity

Spark

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by VapourTrails
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

2707200X wrote:
Metals

Conductivity

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by VapourTrails
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

Prong

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by VapourTrails
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 429
Views: 69617

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

When I posted last night I didn't have time to check things properly but reading the posts this morning (especially Michael's) I went back and checked the track logs and at no time did the three alleged aircraft at MEB (VA 737, SQ 744 & JQ 788) actually list as diverting to MEB so it was some s...

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by VapourTrails
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 429
Views: 69617

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Assume you mean Avalon? That's AVV, MEB is for Essendon. EK A380 is currently there and they can handle A380. Michael No, definitely meant Essendon. I can understand the turboprops diverting there, although, the airports are quite close as we know. They were down to one runway at MEL, so it might b...

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by VapourTrails
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 429
Views: 69617

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Numerous diversions to MEB from MEL this evening due to weather. What is the capacity at MEB, and what is the largest aircraft has ever landed there? 747? Assume you mean Avalon? That's AVV, MEB is for Essendon. EK A380 is currently there and they can handle A380. Michael No, definitely meant Essen...

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by VapourTrails
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 429
Views: 69617

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

EK408 diverted to AVV. Not the first A380 visit though?

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by VapourTrails
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

2707200X wrote:
Fish

Marlin

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by VapourTrails
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 429
Views: 69617

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Numerous diversions to MEB from MEL this evening due to weather. What is the capacity at MEB, and what is the largest aircraft has ever landed there? 747?

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by VapourTrails
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

11725Flyer wrote:
Cod

Plaice

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by VapourTrails
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Any good aviation podcasts out there?
Replies: 6
Views: 11544

Re: Any good aviation podcasts out there?

Hi all, I spend long days at work entering data and I could definitely use an aviation-related podcast or two to help pass the time. Anyone have any recommendations? I listened to this one a few years back, post MH370 disappearance. Seems these guys are back with a regular show now into 2019. I’ve ...

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by VapourTrails
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

2707200X wrote:
Boom

Sonic

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by VapourTrails
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 44180

Re: Word Game Q3 2019

readytotaxi wrote:
Broken

Glass

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by VapourTrails
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 478
Views: 70803

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

HBA to use ramps instead of stairs from November. https://development.hobartairport.com.au/news-updates/ramping-up-our-commitment-to-safety Thank you for this link and news. Another article below said that a passenger ended up in hospital after falling down the stairs. This does not surprise me unf...

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by VapourTrails
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Velocity

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by VapourTrails
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AussieHolidays (3): Boeing 717 to beautiful Canberra.
Replies: 7
Views: 5862

Re: AussieHolidays (3): Boeing 717 to beautiful Canberra.

Hi - thank you for putting up this trip report. T3 at SYD is awesome. It's good you made some time to wander around before your flight. Be interesting to see how being at SYD compares with that atmosphere once the new airport at Western Sydney opens. I am really glad you liked your first experience ...

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by VapourTrails
Wed May 29, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

11725Flyer wrote:
Lake

Lagoon

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by VapourTrails
Wed May 29, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 296
Views: 87157

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

First flights for 2019 ~ April 2019 Qantas QF811 CBR-MEL Boeing 737-800 VH-XZM 4F Sky Interior Wi-Fi April 2019 QantasLink QF2053 MEL-DPO Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 VH-QOE 4B April 2019 QantasLink QF2052 DPO-MEL Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 VH-QOT 7A April 2019 Qantas QF812 MEL-CBR Boeing 737-800 VH-VYZ 6C Wi...

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by VapourTrails
Fri May 24, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

readytotaxi wrote:
Lube

Tribology (engineering)

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by VapourTrails
Wed May 22, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Billiards

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by VapourTrails
Sat May 18, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

readytotaxi wrote:
Wasted

Frittered

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by VapourTrails
Tue May 14, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

2707200X wrote:
Reports

Journalism

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by VapourTrails
Sun May 12, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AussieHolidays (Pt2) - QF28 | SCL-SYD: Flying the Queen across the South Pacific Ocean+Jervis Bay
Replies: 15
Views: 7208

Re: AussieHolidays (Pt2) - QF28 | SCL-SYD: Flying the Queen across the South Pacific Ocean+Jervis Bay

Hello! Thanks for you comment. It was an awesome holiday: got the chance to get in touch with tons of wildlife and spent most of my time in Australia visiting incredible beaches. Actually, I'm back home but looking forward to go back and explore other regions of that amazing country you have. Regar...

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by VapourTrails
Sat May 11, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AussieHolidays (Pt2) - QF28 | SCL-SYD: Flying the Queen across the South Pacific Ocean+Jervis Bay
Replies: 15
Views: 7208

Re: AussieHolidays (Pt2) - QF28 | SCL-SYD: Flying the Queen across the South Pacific Ocean+Jervis Bay

Hello! Welcome to Australia! Your TR caught my attention with the QF 744ER - and then.. ‘Wunala’ - I also have a TR on this aircraft coming along very slowly, one third done. I may have to break it up into two manageable parts, but am hoping to have it done before the aircraft retires! I liked your ...

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by VapourTrails
Sat May 11, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

FlyDeltaJetsATL wrote:
Negative

Dissenting

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by VapourTrails
Thu May 09, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Pressure (unit)

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by VapourTrails
Thu May 09, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

WarRI1 wrote:
Precise.

Precision

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by VapourTrails
Wed May 08, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

WarRI1 wrote:
Chew.

Gum

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by VapourTrails
Tue May 07, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net dating
Replies: 90
Views: 15236

Re: Airliners.net dating

You mean that a heterosexual female cannot be interested in and have a passion for aviation? So not true. Or do you mean the guys on here? Probably not, this being an international site, for the most part it wouldn’t amount to much more than a private message or few. When I first joined the site, I...

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by VapourTrails
Tue May 07, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Veigar wrote:
Crosswalk

Crossword

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by VapourTrails
Mon May 06, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people still believe in God?
Replies: 340
Views: 33226

Re: Why do people still believe in God?

Why do people still believe in God? Science, research and facts have proven there is no God. It is incredible to me that humans believe in thinking from 2000 years ago when people had no concept of the universe or the Earth. This type of thinking is the main cause of human suffering in today’s worl...

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by VapourTrails
Mon May 06, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 366
Views: 68473

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

For those interested the 737Max will be discussed on 60minutes tonight on CH9. "60 Minutes - Liz Hayes investigates the disaster of Boeing's 737 MAX jetliner: why two supposedly state-of-the-art and safe planes crashed killing 346 people; why pilots now fear flying the 737 MAX; and whether Boe...

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by VapourTrails
Mon May 06, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Temple

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by VapourTrails
Mon May 06, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airliners.net dating
Replies: 90
Views: 15236

Re: Airliners.net dating

Have to say, the few women that would go on this site are not going to be interested in guys. You mean that a heterosexual female cannot be interested in and have a passion for aviation? So not true. Or do you mean the guys on here? Probably not, this being an international site, for the most part ...

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by VapourTrails
Sun May 05, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Minion

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by VapourTrails
Wed May 01, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Eyebrow windows
Replies: 56
Views: 7415

Re: Eyebrow windows

The eyebrow windows were never an "option." That was just how they were made. Boeing modified the 717 in 2002 to remove the eyebrow windows from all future production aircraft. The first 717 without eyebrows was delivered to AirTran in July, 2002; Line No. 5110: 258282 Every 717 produced ...

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by VapourTrails
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 54583

Re: Word Game Q2 2019

Yacht

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by VapourTrails
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What would you do if someone was sitting at your assigned seat?
Replies: 53
Views: 7444

Re: What would you do if someone was sitting at your assigned seat?

This has happened a few times over the years and the most common reason is that the other passenger has sat in the wrong row, e.g row 13 instead of 15 - an easy mistake to make. If I am travelling alone and the other persons seat is effectively the same as mine then I am happy to take the other sea...

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