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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 23, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 290
Views: 52037

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2020

eurotrader85 wrote:
(Entschuldigung, mein Schweizer Deutsch ist nicht so gut) :D


That's German not Schwitzer Dütsch.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 23, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 290
Views: 52037

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2020

eurotrader85 wrote:
(Entschuldigung, mein Schweizer Deutsch ist nicht so gut) :D


That's German (Hochdeutsch) you're listening to, not schwitzer dütsch.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 22, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 740
Views: 205670

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

AR385 wrote:
But I do not think the issue here is fuel exhaustion.


Would fuel exhaustion produce the fireball we see when they crashed?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 22, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 1145
Views: 87003

Re: Air Canada to Offer All-Premium Flights

It’s a curious experiment, as two airlines tried this in the past. Both CPAir Company Jet, (then CPAir Attaché) and Astoria Airlines tried an all premium cabin on the YYZ-YUL route. Both were unsuccessful. True, however they tried it in normal times, contrary to now and AC already has the fleet. Ti...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 22, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 740
Views: 205670

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

https://www.google.ca/maps/@24.9032928, ... !1e3?hl=en
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Adipocere wrote:
Does someone have a Google Street View of the exact location? I’m baffled by news reports of the plane going down into multi storey residential towers - why would they be so close to the runway.


https://www.google.ca/maps/@24.9032928, ... !1e3?hl=en

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 22, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Austria's Lauda to close, be replaced with new Maltese unit
Replies: 190
Views: 26057

Re: Laudamotion closing its VIE base May 29th.

The comments here criticising the unions are hilarious. Everyone is just supposed to accept a wage that is unrealistically low? If unions were not necessary, they wouldn't exist, but time has priven otherwise, thanks to corporate's greed. The only people to blame here are Ryanair's customers. They ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 22, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 740
Views: 205670

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

garpd wrote:
Pay close attention to behind the engines, the off white fuselage lends a good look at what looks like white smoke trailing the No.1 engine.


i have also noticed that. Since flightcrew declared mayday this could be a part that explain the accident.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 22, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Austria's Lauda to close, be replaced with new Maltese unit
Replies: 190
Views: 26057

Updated: Austria's Lauda to close, be replaced with new Maltese unit

"Ryanair subsidiary Laudamotion closes its base in Vienna on May 29. 300 jobs are lost. The vida union did not agree to an ultimatum from the low-cost airline, which would have brought a new collective agreement with significantly lower wages. The Chamber of Commerce (WKÖ) would have accepted ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 22, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada S20 International network changes
Replies: 80
Views: 22576

Re: Air Canada S20 International network changes

Here's a long list of flights resumptions, frequencies' changes, aircraft types scheduled AND service cancellations. Also, it seems that AC is still hoping to see the Max 8 return to service this September. https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/291403/air-canada-ns20-international-operat...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu May 21, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 111
Views: 15396

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

https://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/news/ ... x-airport/
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Pacific Coastal have annouced resumption of service to all it's destinations from June 1st.

https://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/news/ ... x-airport/

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu May 21, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunwing’s 2020 domestic program to kick off June 26
Replies: 4
Views: 1490

Re: Sunwing’s 2020 domestic program to kick off June 26

With NL still closed to travel other than NLers with a local address and essential workers, I find this puzzling. No idea if the border will still be closed when flights start, but I doubt normal NL hospitality will be offered to those who choose to go to the island for tourism purposes in the near...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue May 19, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunwing’s 2020 domestic program to kick off June 26
Replies: 4
Views: 1490

Sunwing’s 2020 domestic program to kick off June 26

https://www.travelweek.ca/news/sunwings ... f-june-26/
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Beginning with YYT and YQX, followed a few days later by YDF and, on the other far side of the country, YVR. All flights out of YYZ with frequencies ranging from once to five times weekly.


https://www.travelweek.ca/news/sunwings ... f-june-26/

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon May 18, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TWA Mini Hub at CDG (Looking For The Definitive List)
Replies: 6
Views: 785

Re: TWA Mini Hub at CDG (Looking For The Definitive List)

Cointrin330 wrote:
d JFK-ZRH nonstop (and at ZRH, there were connections to TXL, STR, and BUD). I think 727s were also positioned at CDG for GVA/ZRH at times.


"A domestic airport in the US? No, ZRH at the good times where Pan Am and TWA used to have a mini-hub feeding their big birds."

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon May 18, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on with Emirates 412?
Replies: 1
Views: 895

Re: What's going on with Emirates 412?

I was looking at Flight Radar and Emirates 412 (Dubai-Sydney) seems to have suddenly turned off track and headed southwest towards the Cocos Islands. It's not descending, so it seems pretty odd. Does anyone have an explanation? It's a glitch with the site or something alike as the flight is continu...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun May 17, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tamara Vrooman to become YVR's new boss
Replies: 6
Views: 1481

Re: Tamara Vrooman to become YVR's new boss

Blerg wrote:
As for her sex, it shouldn't play a role as these kind of positions should go to those who deserve it the most.


Who said she was hired because she is a woman? However it's great to see women moving into jobs where usually you find men.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 16, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tamara Vrooman to become YVR's new boss
Replies: 6
Views: 1481

Tamara Vrooman to become YVR's new boss

She'll join July 1st, 2020 while traffic is on a much different trend than just three months ago. We'll see how her GFC's experience will help her lead in the upcoming tough times. Vrooman joins YVR following 13 years as president and CEO Vancity Community Investment Bank, Canada’s largest community...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 16, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 111
Views: 15396

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

Victoria YYJ
April & YTD

Domestic : 4,162 -96.9% // 293,563 -40,3%

Transborder : 99 -9.5% // 31,292 -58,8%

International : 0 -100% // 25,222 -4%

Total : 4,261 -97.3% // 350,077 -41%

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 16, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 111
Views: 15396

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

6,963 passengers means on average a grand total of 232,1 per day. They've been busy at YOW... :biggrin:

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 15, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

and that was the final blow to UA's DC-10 fleet IIRC. Hell, to most pax DC-10's for that matter...AA too, though I think NW's lasted longer? I can't remember. I believe 9/11 was a blow to CO's DC-10s, perhaps NW's series 40s, however not to UA: https://www.flightglobal.com/phase-out-of-dc-10s-spell...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 15, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: air canada / airtransat
Replies: 27
Views: 4105

Re: air canada / airtransat

viewtopic.php?t=1422691


That thread's last post was 8 months ago, that means it can't be continued.
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alexdelzotto wrote:
Why did you start a new topic?

viewtopic.php?t=1422691


That thread's last post was 8 months ago, that means it can't be continued.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 15, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

cathay747 wrote:
Looking at this, I can't believe that was in Apr. of 1998! Jeez, time flies!


Yes time flies, but it doesn't surprise me since I remember UA retired their DC-10-10s around 20 years ago.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 15, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

UA flew AKL-SYD and I think AKL-MEL in those days, MEL at some point was an extension of SYD in the PA days atleast. Everything stopped in HNL back then well most things, NZ had 742s AKL-LAX non stop from 1984 and QF had AKL-LAX from 1988 on a 743, Yes I remember that most flights had to stop at HN...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed May 13, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

IIRC it took forever to deplane the pax because none of UA's jetways at DCA could reach a DC-10 door, and needless to say they didn't have widebody-capable airstairs there either; I believe they had to drive a widebody airstair over from either IAD or BWI, and I believe baggage belts, etc. too. Bas...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed May 13, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

Ok, so it was SFO-HNL-AKL-SYD. Before that and the arrival of the 744s, didn't had flights between HNL and AKL/SYD?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue May 12, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Corail new proposed French Pacific based airline
Replies: 31
Views: 5846

Re: Air Corail new proposed French Pacific based airline

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corail_(train)
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richcandy wrote:
Corail used to be the branding that SNCF used on their non TGV long distance trains?


Indeed, from 1975: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corail_(train)

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by SpaceshipDC10
Tue May 12, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KEF traffic in 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 3044

Re: KEF traffic in 2020

Well, well, well. Who can really be surprised by these results?

Respectively, here are April & YTD figures.

Passengers

3.132 -99,3% (-471.387) // 991.303 -52,9% (-1.113.482)

Movements

706 -89,8% (-6.240) // 14.920 -41,6% (-10.608)

Cargo

3.028 -30,9% (-1.353) // 16.156 -14,6% -(2.756)

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon May 11, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

mga707 wrote:
Doubtful, assuming the 7/29/91 date given is correct. Saddam invaded Kuwait 4 days later, on August 2. The US/NATO military buildup started after that date.


Saddam invaded Kuwait August 2 1990, that is almost a year prior to the picture.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon May 11, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

as far as I knew United never used DC-10's on schedules to Heathrow, when they started ops in April 1991 it was mainly 747s 100, 200's and SP along with 767s and 727s for European flights. That's what I thought too, until I saw the picture. Looking at the LHR-LGW website it appears on the photo dat...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon May 11, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Corail new proposed French Pacific based airline
Replies: 31
Views: 5846

Re: Air Corail new proposed French Pacific based airline

Would it be the first time such service is started? Wasn't there a UTA Caravelle hoping between islands ages ago?

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon May 11, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

https://flic.kr/p/2dUY13f
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Here, we have one of their DC-10-30 at LHR in July 1991. Was it a one off? Was it related to their arrival on the market? I don't know.

https://flic.kr/p/2dUY13f

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by SpaceshipDC10
Mon May 11, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

How often did UA fly their DC-10s into Sydney. I don't know right now. However I have three questions regarding UA's eight DC-10-30s/-30CF - Since they were mostly a domestic airline, why did they began acquiring DC-10-30s back in 1984 with the three former Laker's? - In 1986, they added four forme...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun May 10, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca filles into Chapter 11 Protection
Replies: 2
Views: 924

Re: Avianca filles into Chapter 11 Protection

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1446029
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Yes, it's being discussed here: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1446029

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun May 10, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

United’s last DC-10-10 delivery, N1848U, was a -10CF for the civil reserve air fleet (CRAF) Indeed, and their last DC-10 to join the fleet was N1849U in March 1989 coming from DL. UA, contrary to the other large customer for the type (AA) only added that single second-hand series 10. 1145073,2080833

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sun May 10, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

Flyingsottsman wrote:
No UA never brought their DC-10s to Australia it was all 747s right from the time United got the Pan Am Pacific routes.




I believe the flight route was LAX-HNL-SYD

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 09, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laker Airways nonstop London-Tampa?
Replies: 17
Views: 4254

Re: Laker Airways nonstop London-Tampa?

The series 10 barely made New York and Toronto none stop however were also deployed to the Med and Canaries . The five series 30 aircraft were acquired for Miami and Los Angeles services from Gatwick Manchester and Prestwick. Didn't GK serve LGW-JFK-LAX with their series 10 before the arrival of th...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 09, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did CP Air order only two 727-200s?
Replies: 7
Views: 3199

Re: Why did CP Air order only two 727-200s?

According to a timetable from 1978 (http://www.departedflights.com/CP102978intro.html), the 727-200 aircraft were used twice daily between Vancouver and Los Angeles, red-eye flights Toronto-Winnipeg-Calgary-Vancouver and return weekdays, and Toronto-Mexico flights on weekends. One being named Empre...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 09, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could TK 981 have been saved like UAL 232
Replies: 61
Views: 11898

Re: Could TK 981 have been saved like UAL 232

Ive read up about how Turkish Airlines flight 981 crashed because of the cargo door falling and causing hydraulic loss, and that the DC-10 managed to pitch up somewhat in its final moments, but was too low to recover. Had the pilots tried to use the throttles like UAL 232 earlier, could they have h...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 09, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 1145
Views: 87003

Re: Air Canada announced for Q1 2020 a $1.05B loss + retirement of 79 older aircraft

Qantas59 wrote:
Is today the last day for the 767-375ER with AC992 headed back to YYZ?


Monday the flight is scheduled with a 767, par AC's flight status and flightradar24. The latter also indicates the type for wednesday and friday. Will it happen? Only time will tell.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 09, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 111
Views: 16193

Re: United DC-10's

Wondering if anyone knows where United operated their fleet of DC-10's throughout the years? There doesn't seem to be many or any photo's of them on their Asian or European routes. Their DC-10 fleet was mostly made off the domestic version plus 8 long-haul -30/-30CFs, along three additional -30ERs ...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Sat May 09, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Laker Airways nonstop London-Tampa?
Replies: 17
Views: 4254

Re: Laker Airways nonstop London-Tampa?

In Summer of '79 I flew Palma 》Gatwick and boarded via airstairs at the back of the plane, I distinctively remember the words DC-10 Super 30 on the number 2 engine nacelle. I can't be. Back in 1979, GK didn't have DC-10-30s only the following year. Also, based on pictures of their DC-10-30s then, I...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 08, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Business is booming at Hamilton's airport"
Replies: 0
Views: 748

"Business is booming at Hamilton's airport"

Despite the steep decline of passenger traffic, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport remains Canada's largest domestic express cargo airport. It's such an essential hub for the movement of goods in Hamilton and beyond that last month, the airport saw a 10 per cent increase in cargo activity...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Fri May 08, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did CP Air order only two 727-200s?
Replies: 7
Views: 3199

Re: Why did CP Air order only two 727-200s?

A quick answer to your question: The Boeing 727-200 and somewhat the 727-100 did not into the fleet requirements of CP Air. They considered the 727s too large an aircraft. http://cpair.blogspot.com/2007/03/fleet-boeing-727s.html Ok. Good to know, and intersting blog. CP Air replaced them with Boein...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu May 07, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did CP Air order only two 727-200s?
Replies: 7
Views: 3199

Why did CP Air order only two 727-200s?

Since I may never heard the reason for that, was it to use them on specific routes or perhaps to replace other types, such as DC-8s?

CP Air's livery looked fantastic, and their 72Ss were splendid in it.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu May 07, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 832
Views: 161022

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

By the way, once again, what was some of those people thinking when they were still bringing a handful number of suitcases out of the aircraft. Have you ever been in such situation/experience? I have not and although from the outside it looks absurd, one should not forget the spike of stress all th...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Thu May 07, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics
Replies: 111
Views: 15396

Re: Canadian Airports 2020 Statistics

Vancouver Y V R March 2020 & YTD Domestic : 564,362 -43,7% / 2,401,507 -15% International - Transborder : 243,270 -55.9% / 1,186,032 -22,3% - Asia Pacific : 168,827 -54,8% / 828,794 -25,9% - Europe : 52,432 -39,8% / 207,535 -10,1% - Misc. 74,363 -37,7% / 317,301 -4,4% Total Int'l:538,892 -52,4%...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed May 06, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al 789 flying over France at 9,000ft. Why?
Replies: 11
Views: 5139

Re: El Al 789 flying over France at 9,000ft. Why?

You don't want to ditch into water you want to land it on an (any) airfield...I'm no pilot but if you're flying at 9,000 feet you can get a glide of 10x if both your engines die so 90,000 feet is about 17 miles...not much room for error! Good point, however since leaving Greece, it's been flying fu...

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed May 06, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Austrian Airlines Given Up On Boston?
Replies: 25
Views: 4034

Re: Has Austrian Airlines Given Up On Boston?

Given the situation due to the Coronavirus, it wouldn't be surprising that it has been postponed to an unknown date. Once flights could resume between Europe and the U.S. which routes will be really worth serving and which won't? Also, OS is part of a larger group which is part of a global alliance.

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by SpaceshipDC10
Wed May 06, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al 789 flying over France at 9,000ft. Why?
Replies: 11
Views: 5139

Re: El Al 789 flying over France at 9,000ft. Why?

yochai wrote:
Highloader hit the cargo door, the aircraft is ferrying to TLV at 9000' due to compression problems, the routing is to avoid terrain (Alps).


...but, seemingly, to stay close to land.

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