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by B777LRF
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Economy Class In Europe?
Replies: 11
Views: 6327

RE: Best Economy Class In Europe?

This thread is fundamentally a tad silly, since the "best" carrier may not offer any services from where you are to where you wish to be. So with that in mind ... TK for short-haul, and by a considerable margain too. It's just like flying used to be, you know free food, free drinks, proper service, ...

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by B777LRF
Sat Aug 14, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Europe - USA -first Arrival Of The Day?
Replies: 25
Views: 8425

RE: Europe - USA -first Arrival Of The Day?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FlyDeltaJets87" class="quote" target="_blank">FlyDeltaJets87</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>A shame the Concorde isn't s...

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by B777LRF
Sat Aug 14, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Europe - USA -first Arrival Of The Day?
Replies: 25
Views: 8425

RE: Europe - USA -first Arrival Of The Day?

Sorry guys, but you're all wrong. The earliest arrivals will be from either DHL, FedEx or UPS, departing and thus arriving way earlier than any of the inferior passenger carrying airlines, in order to be able to make deliveries before noon.

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by B777LRF
Thu Aug 05, 2010 11:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines Loyal To One Aircraft Manufacturer
Replies: 40
Views: 6640

RE: Airlines Loyal To One Aircraft Manufacturer

LH Cargo - MacDac
DHL Air UK - Boeing
ASTAR - MacDac
Polar Air Cargo - Boeing
Atlas Air - Boeing
Air Hong Kong - Airbus

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by B777LRF
Sat Jul 17, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAA To Replace "Position And Hold" Eff Sep 30th
Replies: 86
Views: 12092

RE: FAA To Replace "Position And Hold" Eff Sep 30th

Actually it's "BEHIND the xxx line-up and wait BEHIND". Pleased to see the US finally caving in and figuring out they're not an island onto themselves. Now if they could just convert to HpA and Celcius ......  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" wid...

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by B777LRF
Sat Jul 17, 2010 11:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 Shortest Scheduled Commercial Flights
Replies: 27
Views: 9456

RE: Top 10 Shortest Scheduled Commercial Flights

Helikopter Service AB used to run a scheduled CPH-MMA service with various whirlybirds. Fastest was on a S-76, something like 5 minutes block for the 12nm trip. Service is no longer operated; the businesscase evaporated when a bridge over the Oresound was built.

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by B777LRF
Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Different Styles Of Winglets
Replies: 16
Views: 7889

RE: Different Styles Of Winglets

An aerodynamicist of some fame once told me that only a poorly designed wing needs winglets. He was very much involved with Dassault, and would at any given oppertunity sing the praises of the Falcon 50, 900 and 2000 series for not having winglets. Then a batch of younger aerodynamicists, somewhat l...

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by B777LRF
Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airstairs - Questions And Advantages
Replies: 21
Views: 12889

RE: Airstairs - Questions And Advantages

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Larshjort" class="quote" target="_blank">Larshjort</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>A few years ago I heard that the 737-7...

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by B777LRF
Sun Jun 06, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Looking To Lease A330
Replies: 12
Views: 7144

RE: Looking To Lease A330

You're coming to what is, for lack of better words, a website for spotters and anoraks, expecting to find detailed information about aircraft lease deals? Now call me a cynic, but that tells me you're not serious or, just as bad, has insufficient nowledge of the aviation industry to lease a bag of s...

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by B777LRF
Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Poll: Worst Major Airport
Replies: 64
Views: 6704

RE: Poll: Worst Major Airport

Oh how I envey the sheltered life some of the posters here are living. Indeed, <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>, <acronym title="Los ...

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by B777LRF
Sun May 16, 2010 10:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Did Spoilers REmain Deployed During Taxi
Replies: 10
Views: 5730

RE: Why Did Spoilers REmain Deployed During Taxi

Some sort of mechanical problem. Had it happen a couple of times on the 757 - the spoiler lever had been placed in the down position during taxing to stand after landing, but they physically remained up. Wrote it up in the tech log and left it to engineering to deal with. Most times the spoilers wil...

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by B777LRF
Wed May 05, 2010 9:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is A Fair Fare?
Replies: 24
Views: 5417

RE: What Is A Fair Fare?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/iowaman" class="quote" target="_blank">iowaman</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>If you are saying domestic 3 hour flights sh...

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by B777LRF
Tue May 04, 2010 11:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Airlines Believe In Fast Taxi?
Replies: 12
Views: 5758

What Airlines Believe In Fast Taxi?

Think you'll find the FOM of virtually all airlines stipulating a maximum straight-line taxi speed in the region of 20-30 knots, and 10 knots for going round corners. For contaminated taxiways, the maximum speed will be considerably reduced. Those figures are derived from the recommended practices/p...

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by B777LRF
Tue May 04, 2010 8:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Is A Fair Fare?
Replies: 24
Views: 5417

RE: What Is A Fair Fare?

A fair fare is one where the airline makes a profit that will sustain future growth, provide a fair remuneration for their staff, support equipment renewal and return a profit to its shareholders. Anything less, and the airline will eventually cease to exist. In my opinion, the prices the OP is quot...

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by B777LRF
Tue May 04, 2010 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bosnia's BH Airlines Bans Pork And Alcohol
Replies: 74
Views: 8714

Bosnia's BH Airlines Bans Pork And Alcohol

Their airline, their rules. It's no water off my back.

If you don't like their policies on these matters, don't fly with them. If you don't care or support such policies, do fly with them. Simples.

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by B777LRF
Tue Apr 27, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Was It Like, To Fly On A DL DC10?
Replies: 22
Views: 9558

RE: How Was It Like, To Fly On A DL DC10?

Think you're missing the point there Viscount - it's not smoke from the engines that seem to have bothered seabosdca, but rather the smoke exhaled by passengers as they were marrily puffing away on their Marlboro's. As luck would have it, smoking is still very much practiced on cargo carrying airlin...

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by B777LRF
Sun Mar 28, 2010 10:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any Airlines With Only A One-Manufacturer Fleet?
Replies: 92
Views: 23914

RE: Any Airlines With Only A One-Manufacturer Flee

EAT B757 only
DHL Air UK B757 and B767 only
AeroLogic B777F only
Polar Air Cargo and Atlas Air B747 only
Cargolux B747 only
Ryanair B737 only
Norwegian B737 only
Aer Lingus Airbus only
ASTAR DC8 only
ABX B767 only

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by B777LRF
Thu Mar 18, 2010 6:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Quick Turns!
Replies: 16
Views: 4475

RE: Quick Turns!

Once saw an An-225 turn, completed in 18 hours, which the crew thought was pretty good considering the load and its complications. I suppose that won't impress many here though. When I flew the B727-200 Freighter we could turn a fully loaded aeroplane (12 ULDs + 2000 kg of loose in the lower-deck ho...

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by B777LRF
Wed Mar 17, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Most Cramped Cockpit?
Replies: 54
Views: 17238

RE: Most Cramped Cockpit?

ElleTenEleven, nicest cockpit of any jet flying. B767-300F is pretty nice - much larger than it's inferior passenger carrying siblings. B747-200/300 is also nice, due to the extra space provided for the switch monkey and his vast array of knobs, dials and handles. <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD<...

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by B777LRF
Tue Mar 09, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Can A DC-8 60/70 Series Out Lift An A300?
Replies: 10
Views: 5747

RE: How Can A DC-8 60/70 Series Out Lift An A300?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/clydenairways" class="quote" target="_blank">clydenairways</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>This has nothing to do with it (...

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by B777LRF
Mon Mar 08, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Will The 787 And A350 Make The A380 Look Out Dated
Replies: 20
Views: 20689

RE: Will The 787 And A350 Make The A380 Look Out Dated

They're all just tubes with low mounted wings where you can hang engines from. Honestly, there's not much between them apart from the "more electric" architecture of the 787. I'll reserve judgement on the benefits of that until the aircraft has been in airline service for a couple of years. I'll als...

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by B777LRF
Mon Mar 08, 2010 10:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Your Aviation Job
Replies: 180
Views: 14750

RE: Your Aviation Job

VP at a rather large cargo airline. Used to drive aeroplanes (various bugsmasher, Kingair and B727 FO, B757 FO then Captain) but got an offer I just couldn't refuse, so went over to the dark side and became management.

Still flying, but strictly a fair-weather bugsmasher pilot these days.

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by B777LRF
Mon Mar 08, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747 Converted Freighter Question
Replies: 18
Views: 6408

RE: 747 Converted Freighter Question

Besides the sheer cost of including a nose-door on a conversion, which are outrageous, you're also adding a lot of weight to the airframe which will have an adverse effect on the economy. And it's not just a question of chopping the nose of and bolting a couple of actuator arms on. There's a lot of ...

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by B777LRF
Mon Mar 08, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Can A DC-8 60/70 Series Out Lift An A300?
Replies: 10
Views: 5747

RE: How Can A DC-8 60/70 Series Out Lift An A300?

Basically, the Diesel Eight is a stronger aeroplane. Douglas build their aeroplanes to last, and by todays measures would be considered severely over-engineered. Sure, the 'Bus got more volume, but the -Eight can carry more weight, not only total payload but also on an individual ULD basis. To give ...

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by B777LRF
Sun Mar 07, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777 Slow Cruise Speed?
Replies: 37
Views: 12230

RE: 777 Slow Cruise Speed?

Back in the good old days, when fuel was cheap and beancounters kept in the dark, we used to take Seattle's finest 3-holer up to a cruising speed of .88. Overtook everything else in the sky, and did get a few comments from 747 drivers when we wizzed by. Towards the end of my career on the 727, howev...

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by B777LRF
Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hardest Commercial Airport To Reach In The World
Replies: 18
Views: 12239

RE: Hardest Commercial Airport To Reach In The Wor

The Courcheval altiport is not for the faint hearted either. Used to have <acronym title="Atlantic Coast Airlines (USA)">DH</acronym>-7 service, don't know if that's the case anymore. But my money would be on Lhasa in Tibet, and yes you can get there commercially on a <acronym title="Atlantic Coast ...

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by B777LRF
Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines With Most Widebody Quads
Replies: 25
Views: 7743

RE: Airlines With Most Widebody Quads

How odd. The OP asked for widebodied quads, and people start quoting airlines operating no quads at all (AA, FX). This ain't about widedbodies gentlemen, it's about quads. And in that area, Lufty rules. One could thus argue that quads = profit  <img border=0 src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/av...

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by B777LRF
Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SR111 Autoland
Replies: 13
Views: 3191

RE: SR111 Autoland

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/faro" class="quote" target="_blank">faro</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Out of curiousity and supposing the FMS/autopilo...

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by B777LRF
Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why MD Never Built An Ansewer To The 767?
Replies: 12
Views: 9445

RE: Why MD Never Built An Ansewer To The 767?

The answer is Harry Stonechiper. The most risk averse, penny pinching, make-the-stock market-happy-above-all-else person to have worked in aviation. He was also a very large shareholder, hence the reason he became chairman when Boeing and MacDac merged. Luckily for Boeing he f.ed up in such a way he...

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by B777LRF
Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The 747-400NG
Replies: 29
Views: 5775

RE: The 747-400NG

<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="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>I believe that <acronym title="Q...

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by B777LRF
Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The 747-400NG
Replies: 29
Views: 5775

RE: The 747-400NG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/747classic" class="quote" target="_blank">747classic</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Certification of the 747-400NG will be...

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by B777LRF
Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pros And Cons Of Piloting A Giant Jet?
Replies: 20
Views: 4381

RE: Pros And Cons Of Piloting A Giant Jet?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FLY2HMO" class="quote" target="_blank">FLY2HMO</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>That is very debatable. It's mostly pretty s...

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by B777LRF
Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Flown An Aircraft Then Involved In Accident?
Replies: 26
Views: 11077

RE: Ever Flown An Aircraft Then Involved In Accide

OO-DLL, A300B4-200F, <acronym title="Bahrain (Manama) - International (Muharraq) (BAH / OBBI), Bahrain">BAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Baghdad - International (Saddam International) (SDA / ORBS), Iraq">SDA</acronym>-<acronym title="Bahrain (Manama) - International (Muharraq) (BAH / OBBI), Bahrain">BA...

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by B777LRF
Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who Was The Most Successful CEO In The Industry
Replies: 69
Views: 13717

RE: Who Was The Most Successful CEO In The Industr

Janne Carlzon / SAS - for transforming an ailing airline into an innovative and hugely profitable entity Wolfgang Mayrhuber / Lufthansa - for consistently delivering results most other airlines could only dream of Fred Smith / FedEx - for creating the global next-day delivery service lots of industr...

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by B777LRF
Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Special/hybrid Liveries Have You Flown?
Replies: 24
Views: 8207

RE: What Special/hybrid Liveries Have You Flown?

LOT B737 75th anniversey Gulfair A330 Bahrain <acronym title="China General Aviation">GP</acronym> 2009 SAS A319 Retro Finnair A319 Retro Lufty A321 Retro EAT A300 "white camouflage" (didn't work by the way, got hit by a SAM climbing out of <acronym title="Baghdad - International (Saddam Internation...

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by B777LRF
Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Are The Best And Worst Freighter
Replies: 29
Views: 9412

RE: What Are The Best And Worst Freighter

The Elleteneleven was, and still is, a great freighter, but not nearly as good as a <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11F. The best long-range wide-body freighter at the moment is probably the 777F, doing 90% of what a 747-400F will do, but flying further and doing so at only 60% of the c...

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by B777LRF
Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tenerife Accident 1977
Replies: 35
Views: 9590

RE: Tenerife Accident 1977

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by B777LRF
Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Which Is Better Built, L1011 Or A300?
Replies: 29
Views: 5699

RE: Which Is Better Built, L1011 Or A300?

No western manufacturer, not even Douglas, built their flying machines as solid as Lockheed; superb engineering and build quality. That level of quality sadly came at a price, and in a world ruled by bean counters ....

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by B777LRF
Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Would Have Made The MD-11 Better?
Replies: 119
Views: 24709

RE: What Would Have Made The MD-11 Better?

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by B777LRF
Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is This On The 787 Tail
Replies: 3
Views: 6714

RE: What Is This On The 787 Tail

First flight, and they've already pimped it - it's a rabbits tail  Wink

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by B777LRF
Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How Far Out Of Your Way Would You Go?
Replies: 37
Views: 7714

RE: How Far Out Of Your Way Would You Go?

Once, on business, had to fly <acronym title="Port of Spain / Trinidad - Piarco International (POS / TTPP), Trinidad and Tobago">POS</acronym>=<acronym title="Philipsburg / St. Maarten - Princess Juliana (SXM / TNCM), Netherlands Antilles">SXM</acronym>. On my chosen day of travel, there were two op...

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by B777LRF
Mon Dec 14, 2009 12:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Take Off: Where Is The Danger With Tailwinds?
Replies: 35
Views: 14303

RE: Take Off: Where Is The Danger With Tailwinds?

It's actually quite simple. Aircraft don't, aerodynamically speaking, care about speed over the ground - the only thing that keeps the things flying is airspeed over the wings. A tailwind reduces airspeed over the wings, therefore it will require a higher speed over the ground to gain sufficient lif...

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by B777LRF
Sun Dec 13, 2009 11:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Turkish Short Haul/Istanbul City + Star Gold Q`s?
Replies: 4
Views: 5674

RE: Turkish Short Haul/Istanbul City + Star Gold Q

TK is one of the few remaining full-service airlines around in Europe. So regardless of whether you're travelling in the front or back of the bus, you'll be served a full meal and there's free drinks to go with it. Food on <acronym title="Turkish Airlines">TK</acronym> is generally quite good, as is...

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by B777LRF
Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Strangest" Airport You Have Been To?
Replies: 47
Views: 16677

RE: "Strangest" Airport You Have Been To

Well, Saddam Intl. (BGW/<acronym title="Baghdad - International (Saddam International) (SDA / ORBS), Iraq">SDA</acronym>) back in 2003 was a little "strange". Perhaps scary is a better word for it though; flying a missed approach* sure got the old heart-rate up! Of course, the chance of being mortar...

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by B777LRF
Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Routing Advice : LAX-DXB
Replies: 5
Views: 3377

RE: Routing Advice : LAX-DXB

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by B777LRF
Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: EF2000 Vs Rafale Vs F22Raptor In Dubai
Replies: 54
Views: 21523

RE: EF2000 Vs Rafale Vs F22Raptor In Dubai

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by B777LRF
Mon Nov 16, 2009 2:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Unsightly A380 Wing Soot
Replies: 29
Views: 9012

RE: Unsightly A380 Wing Soot

You just wait until Air France has had one of the Route Masters in service for a year or so  Wink

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by B777LRF
Mon Nov 16, 2009 2:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Prop Vs Jet: Bird Strike?
Replies: 14
Views: 13317

RE: Prop Vs Jet: Bird Strike?

Hitting a sufficient large bird with either a set of props or a fan will, generally speaking, ruin your whole day. The damage pattern might be different, but the ultimate outcome will be the same - loss of propulsion.

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by B777LRF
Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline That Operate A Flight Academy
Replies: 12
Views: 4208

RE: Airline That Operate A Flight Academy

KL, <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>, <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> and <acronym title="Etihad Airways (United Arab Emirates)">EY</acronym> all run "proper" academies, not accepting any students they don't fully intend to employ upon completion of their training. ...

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by B777LRF
Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: When Outboard Ailerons Act As Flaps...
Replies: 5
Views: 4923

RE: When Outboard Ailerons Act As Flaps...

The main benefit of drooping ailerons is that it'll allow for slight lower landing speeds, thus reducing landing distance required. It may also help to lift a bit more weight off a restricted runway or, conversely, reduce the Take-off distance required with similar weights. Though it wasn't an optio...

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