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by saleya22r
Fri Nov 06, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Flight For DC-9-14 (5Y-XXA) Now Planned
Replies: 23
Views: 10077

RE: Last Flight For DC-9-14 (5Y-XXA) Now Planned

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747400ERF" class="quote" target="_blank">B747400ERF</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Ameristar still flies DC-9-15's in Ame...

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by saleya22r
Fri Nov 06, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Flight For DC-9-14 (5Y-XXA) Now Planned
Replies: 23
Views: 10077

Last Flight For DC-9-14 (5Y-XXA) Now Planned

Referring to the thread in February: <i><a href="/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/6305431" target="_blank">Finns Trying To Get The Oldest DC-9-10 In Service</a></i> <font size="1">(by <a href="/profile/saleya22r" class="quote" target="_blank">saleya22r</a> Feb 4 2015 in Civil Aviation)</f...

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by saleya22r
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Speed Requests In Climb
Replies: 30
Views: 8898

RE: Speed Requests In Climb

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

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by saleya22r
Mon Aug 10, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".
Replies: 71
Views: 31995

RE: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Someone83" class="quote" target="_blank">Someone83</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>Not official but ut is being reported ...

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by saleya22r
Sun Aug 09, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".
Replies: 71
Views: 31995

RE: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OSL777FLYER" class="quote" target="_blank">OSL777FLYER</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>In the news here in Norway it has ...

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by saleya22r
Sun Aug 09, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".
Replies: 71
Views: 31995

RE: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/copter808" class="quote" target="_blank">copter808</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i>Not sure how you're measuring it, but ...

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by saleya22r
Sat Aug 08, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".
Replies: 71
Views: 31995

RE: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mortyman" class="quote" target="_blank">Mortyman</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>They had a promille over 0,2,</i></font>...

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by saleya22r
Sat Aug 08, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".
Replies: 71
Views: 31995

RE: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".

<a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/bw/articles/2013-01-08/bottle-to-throttle-a-short-history-of-drunk-pilots" target="_blank">http://www.bloomberg.com/bw/articles...le-a-short-history-of-drunk-pilots</a> Twelve hours from bottle to throttle...? The crew in question did not even have time to follow th...

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by saleya22r
Sat Aug 08, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".
Replies: 71
Views: 31995

RE: Entire Flight Crew Arrested, Were "drunk".

From <acronym title="VLM (Belgium)">VG</acronym>: "Besetningen ble avhørt lørdag formiddag og blir sittende i arresten i Lillestrøm til over helgen. – De vil bli fremstilt for varetektsfengsling mandag, sier jourhavende jurist Charlotte Visdal Benneche i Romerike Politidistrikt til <acronym title="V...

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by saleya22r
Sat Aug 01, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tenerife 1977 - Why 747 Service To Las Palmas?
Replies: 74
Views: 22808

RE: Tenerife 1977 - Why 747 Service To Las Palmas?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Navigator" class="quote" target="_blank">Navigator</a> (<a href="#60" class="quote">Reply 60</a>):<br/><i>Finnair used DC-10-30 on flights to La...

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by saleya22r
Wed Jun 03, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Suite Dreams Of Home: An Emirates A380 To Perth
Replies: 19
Views: 12137

RE: Suite Dreams Of Home: An Emirates A380 To Perth

Thank you for sharing another great report! I am astonished you (and many other members as well) have the time/energy/skill to write such high quality reports. I haven't even had time to read all of them yet! How much less jet lagged did you actually feel after the flight? The bed looks really comfo...

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by saleya22r
Wed Jun 03, 2015 4:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Getting High With Tante: Junkers Ju 52 In Hamburg
Replies: 22
Views: 5672

RE: Getting High With Tante: Junkers Ju 52 In Hamburg

Thank you for sharing, must have been an unique experience! They seem to be touring around in Germany according to the web site -not elsewhere I suppose? On the web site you gave, their other projects are presented as well. I remember when Focke-Wulf Condor wreckage was lifted from the a fjord outsi...

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by saleya22r
Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To Île De Beauté With Air Corsica –what Else?
Replies: 13
Views: 8136

RE: To Île De Beauté With Air Corsica –what Else?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MadameConcorde" class="quote" target="_blank">MadameConcorde</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>The orange/mandarine/clementin...

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by saleya22r
Sat May 30, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To Île De Beauté With Air Corsica –what Else?
Replies: 13
Views: 8136

RE: To Île De Beauté With Air Corsica –what Else?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MadameConcorde" class="quote" target="_blank">MadameConcorde</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>For once there is a trip repor...

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by saleya22r
Fri May 29, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Nice, France For Couple Of Hours
Replies: 8
Views: 1518

RE: Nice, France For Couple Of Hours

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747forever" class="quote" target="_blank">B747forever</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>There is an even cheaper option by t...

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by saleya22r
Fri May 29, 2015 2:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Nice, France For Couple Of Hours
Replies: 8
Views: 1518

RE: Nice, France For Couple Of Hours

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lesfalls" class="quote" target="_blank">lesfalls</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I thought there was also a bus to the old ...

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by saleya22r
Fri May 29, 2015 12:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Nice, France For Couple Of Hours
Replies: 8
Views: 1518

RE: Nice, France For Couple Of Hours

There is not much to see or do inside the airport. The usual stuff, a few shops. If you have a few hours only, take a walk along the iconic Promenade des Anglais towards the city center. The Prom starts at the airport. It's about 5 km. Or rent a bike as lesfalls suggested above. Taxis are overpriced...

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by saleya22r
Mon May 25, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX To ST Tropez?
Replies: 14
Views: 3582

RE: LX To ST Tropez?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lesfalls" class="quote" target="_blank">lesfalls</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>I know it is really bad the traffic betwee...

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by saleya22r
Mon May 18, 2015 9:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To Île De Beauté With Air Corsica –what Else?
Replies: 13
Views: 8136

RE: To Île De Beauté With Air Corsica –what Else?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommy525" class="quote" target="_blank">tommy525</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>where are the pics they are not loading fo...

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by saleya22r
Mon May 18, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CNN: LAS Is World's 2nd-most Scenic Approach
Replies: 73
Views: 14327

RE: CNN: LAS Is World's 2nd-most Scenic Approach

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/justplanes" class="quote" target="_blank">justplanes</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i>For example I'll take CNN's #3 airpo...

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by saleya22r
Mon May 18, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 4
Replies: 210
Views: 10499

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lhrlocal" class="quote" target="_blank">lhrlocal</a> (<a href="#149" class="quote">Reply 149</a>):<br/><i> Hi South Florida Anetters... Hope you...

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by saleya22r
Wed May 13, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 4
Replies: 210
Views: 10499

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/skybird77" class="quote" target="_blank">skybird77</a> (<a href="#127" class="quote">Reply 127</a>):<br/><i> Anyone know what's going on with RW...

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by saleya22r
Tue May 12, 2015 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CNN: LAS Is World's 2nd-most Scenic Approach
Replies: 73
Views: 14327

RE: CNN: LAS Is World's 2nd-most Scenic Approach

I was contacted last year by Privatefly to vote for <acronym title="Nice - Cote d'Azur (NCE / LFMN), France">NCE</acronym> the winner in 2014. Got the request again this year so the ranking is very subjective. Nothing to do with CNN. Had I lived in Gibraltar for example I would have been happy to su...

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by saleya22r
Tue May 05, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Glacier Flying In The Piper SuperCub
Replies: 19
Views: 5526

RE: Glacier Flying In The Piper SuperCub

I'd imagine that lot of experience is needed up there. Landing without any clear landmarks, when to flare etc? Absolutely fantastic, thank you for posting! 4 blade prop -an advantage in snow? The engine in this Super Cub 150 HP? 180?

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by saleya22r
Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile
Replies: 11
Views: 3187

RE: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile

BRC can reopen today:
http://www.anbariloche.com.ar/notici...se-reanudan-los-vuelos-a-bariloche
So, almost business as usual?

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by saleya22r
Sat Apr 25, 2015 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile
Replies: 11
Views: 3187

RE: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile

Flights from Europe are on their way to <acronym title="Buenos Aires - Ezeiza / Ministro Pistarini (EZE / SAEZ), Argentina">EZE</acronym> (such as <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 245 and <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> 510) this morning as scheduled in spite of some c...

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by saleya22r
Fri Apr 24, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Pictures Disappear From My Trip Report
Replies: 0
Views: 109

Pictures Disappear From My Trip Report

I am sure this has been asked before but can't find any recent threads. I posted my first <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym> recently (although having been a member for years!) Everything seem to go smoothly, a pretty short report, several jpeg pictures, already re-sized. Yes...

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by saleya22r
Thu Apr 23, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Announces New Routes!
Replies: 81
Views: 20642

RE: Norwegian Announces New 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/enilria" class="quote" target="_blank">enilria</a> (<a href="#79" class="quote">Reply 79</a>):<br/><i>Also, don't believe the major cruises offe...

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by saleya22r
Thu Apr 23, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile
Replies: 11
Views: 3187

RE: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile

LN-KGL, great pictures, thank you for sharing! When I visited Bariloche in 2012, the airport had recently reopened , ash was still seen in the terrain from the Puyehue eruption and some remnant ash clouds could be seen rising from the volcano in the distance. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="...

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by saleya22r
Thu Apr 23, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile
Replies: 11
Views: 3187

RE: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile

dcajet, thank you for the update SIGMET concerning Comodoro Rivadavia FIR: ***** Received at 13:40, 23/04/15 ***** SAVF SIGMET 1 VALID 231340/231840 SAVC- SAVF COMODO RIVADAVIA FIR VA ERUPTION <acronym title="JMC Airlines (United Kingdom)">MT</acronym> CALBUCO <acronym title="Palestine - Municipal (...

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by saleya22r
Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile
Replies: 11
Views: 3187

RE: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile

In Spanish:
http://bariloche2000.com/

In 2011, BRC was closed for months due to an eruption. Hopefully this will not happen this time. Can the ash cloud threaten BA and the air traffic?

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by saleya22r
Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Volcano Eruption In Chile
Replies: 11
Views: 3187

Another Volcano Eruption In Chile

Another volvano eruption in Chile: <a href="http://www.buenosairesherald.com/article/187419/volcano-erupts-in-southern-chile" target="_blank">http://www.buenosairesherald.com/art...9/volcano-erupts-in-southern-chile</a> Puerto Montt airport is closed, according to the above article also BRC situated...

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by saleya22r
Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Announces New Routes!
Replies: 81
Views: 20642

RE: Norwegian Announces New Routes!

According to Wiki (STT Cyril E.King Airport history): "The largest aircraft to offer charter jet service was the DC-10 flown by Iberia Airlines in January 1995 and another charter DC-10 in November 1999 by a different European airline. Another very large aircraft that arrived on St. Thomas was the B...

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by saleya22r
Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Announces New Routes!
Replies: 81
Views: 20642

RE: Norwegian Announces New Routes!

St Croix has a 10000ft (3000 m) runway, so long haul service there seems attractive. In the "old" days I flew <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> 707 there from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> and had t...

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by saleya22r
Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To Île De Beauté With Air Corsica –what Else?
Replies: 13
Views: 8136

RE: To Île De Beauté With Air Corsica –what Else?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lychemsa" class="quote" target="_blank">lychemsa</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>The only thing I disliked about Northern C...

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by saleya22r
Mon Apr 20, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To Île De Beauté With Air Corsica –what Else?
Replies: 13
Views: 8136

To Île De Beauté With Air Corsica –what Else?

We planned our first visit to Corsica several months ago. Using the ferries was one option as you need a car to explore the island. However, the off-season ferry timetables were inconvenient, and we chose <acronym title="Compagnie Corse Méditerrannée (France)">XK</acronym> and their car rental servi...

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by saleya22r
Fri Apr 10, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 3
Replies: 215
Views: 16662

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/uberflieger" class="quote" target="_blank">uberflieger</a> (<a href="#123" class="quote">Reply 123</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Miami - Internat...

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by saleya22r
Fri Apr 10, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IGavion -a New Operator In Nice?
Replies: 4
Views: 1614

RE: IGavion -a New Operator In Nice?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Curiousflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Curiousflyer</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Chateauroux is a small isolated to...

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by saleya22r
Fri Apr 10, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 3
Replies: 215
Views: 16662

RE: South Florida Aviation Thread - Part 3

Hi guys, not sure if this has been discussed earlier in the long thread: With the growing traffic, is anything happening in <acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym> regarding the bottleneck at the border contro...

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by saleya22r
Fri Apr 10, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IGavion -a New Operator In Nice?
Replies: 4
Views: 1614

RE: IGavion -a New Operator In Nice?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bobdino" class="quote" target="_blank">bobdino</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> It does look like a single-Saab summer-only...

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by saleya22r
Fri Apr 10, 2015 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IGavion -a New Operator In Nice?
Replies: 4
Views: 1614

IGavion -a New Operator In Nice?

Today's nice-matin announced new mostly seasonal flights from <acronym title="Nice - Cote d'Azur (NCE / LFMN), France">NCE</acronym>. A company I've never heard about called <acronym title="Meridiana (Italy)">IG</acronym> avion is going to start flights between Nice and Châteauroux next June. When I...

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by saleya22r
Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-124 Visits NCE
Replies: 9
Views: 1694

RE: AN-124 Visits NCE

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TVNWZ" class="quote" target="_blank">TVNWZ</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I believe it is a Ukraine company based in Kiev....

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by saleya22r
Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-124 Visits NCE
Replies: 9
Views: 1694

RE: AN-124 Visits NCE

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Soyuz rockets are launched from France nowadays<...

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by saleya22r
Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did The The Convair 880/990 Fail
Replies: 55
Views: 14892

RE: Why Did The The Convair 880/990 Fail

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CF-CPI" class="quote" target="_blank">CF-CPI</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i>I heard that there was a <acronym title="San...

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by saleya22r
Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-124 Visits NCE
Replies: 9
Views: 1694

RE: AN-124 Visits NCE

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gkirk" class="quote" target="_blank">gkirk</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Ask and you shall recieve   https://www.you...

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by saleya22r
Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-124 Visits NCE
Replies: 9
Views: 1694

RE: AN-124 Visits NCE

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CPH-R" class="quote" target="_blank">CPH-R</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>If <acronym title="Nice - Cote d'Azur (NCE / LFM...

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by saleya22r
Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-124 Visits NCE
Replies: 9
Views: 1694

AN-124 Visits NCE

AN-124 seems to be an occasional visitor here in <acronym title="Nice - Cote d'Azur (NCE / LFMN), France">NCE</acronym>. I could again spot the huge tail from our place. Not big news per se but this time the visit was mentioned in the local Nice-Matin as well (in French): <a href="http://www.nicemat...

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by saleya22r
Sun Feb 22, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did The The Convair 880/990 Fail
Replies: 55
Views: 14892

Why Did The The Convair 880/990 Fail

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ZRH" class="quote" target="_blank">ZRH</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>In 1972 I flew in a Swissair Convair 990 "Coronado...

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by saleya22r
Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did The The Convair 880/990 Fail
Replies: 55
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Why Did The The Convair 880/990 Fail

Spantax was a major 990 operator in Europe long after most other airlines had retired them. They flew charters from Northern Europe to Spain & Canary Islands. They had them well into the 80s I believe. 880 was a a rare bird in Europe. Incidentally, I have been on board of both Convair jets. At l...

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by saleya22r
Fri Feb 06, 2015 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finns Trying To Get The Oldest DC-9-10 In Service
Replies: 23
Views: 9821

RE: Finns Trying To Get The Oldest DC-9-10 In Service

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA444" class="quote" target="_blank">UA444</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>The museum should try to get that one if its s...

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