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by bennett123
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon
Replies: 149
Views: 30042

Re: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon

CrimsonNL

I do not see any MLG.

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by bennett123
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 327
Views: 117343

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Do you know which B747-400 we are looking at?.

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by bennett123
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Afriqiyah planes damaged after Tripoli Airport attack
Replies: 19
Views: 6606

Re: Afriqiyah planes damaged after Tripoli Airport attack

Do we know which aircraft are damaged and the extent?.

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by bennett123
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another 720B Scrapped
Replies: 5
Views: 2166

Re: Another 720B Scrapped

Just as well I have plenty of pictures of her.

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by bennett123
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta in hotseat with Chinese government over Tibet and Taiwan listing
Replies: 50
Views: 5131

Re: Delta in hotseat with Chinese government over Tibet and Taiwan listing

If my firm has dealings in the region , I would check my website.

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by bennett123
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Delta FAs file discrimination lawsuit against Delta
Replies: 19
Views: 5224

Re: Former Delta FAs file discrimination lawsuit against Delta

Also do we know that the alleged comments WERE made.

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by bennett123
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways tilts against reclining seats
Replies: 71
Views: 11182

Re: British Airways tilts against reclining seats

Perhaps saying ‘I am about to recline my seat might be a good idea’.

Other people need their space as well.

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by bennett123
Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Boeing need to open plants outside USA?
Replies: 71
Views: 6002

Re: Does Boeing need to open plants outside USA?

Apart from the B777/787, they have flown B737, B747 and 767.

Sorry I forgot the B727.

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by bennett123
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Codes
Replies: 4
Views: 798

Aircraft Codes

I have heard of various codes for UA B777-200, (e.g 77D, 77J and 77Q).

What is the difference?.

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by bennett123
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Jet2 seating
Replies: 2
Views: 314

Jet2 seating

I am flying from BHX to ACP in April.

What is the likelihood of getting a B737 Classic.

MTIA

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by bennett123
Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane blown into bulding, Malta
Replies: 24
Views: 5840

Re: Plane blown into bulding, Malta

If it was the Orbis MD10 or the Samaritans Purse DC8, the result could be real hardship.

I expect that Lord Ashcroft will cope somehow.

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by bennett123
Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aegean getting 2 more A321's?
Replies: 4
Views: 1383

Re: Aegean getting 2 more A321's?

I heard they were for Olympus Airways.

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by bennett123
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Polish PKBWL release final report in Nov 2011 forced gear up landing
Replies: 17
Views: 2823

Re: Polish PKBWL released their final report release their final report in the Nov 2011 forced grear up landing

I know there a lots of switches in the cockpit, but they did have six hours to check them all.

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by bennett123
Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Farmer Builds A320
Replies: 58
Views: 15735

Re: Chinese Farmer Builds A320

http://www.aparm.net/ap-aaa_ap-azz/ap-a ... ap-amh.htm

http://www.aparm.net/ap-aaa_ap-azz/ap-a ... ap-amh.htm

Given the high number of fatalities, it seems unlikely that it would be salvageable.
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http://www.aparm.net/ap-aaa_ap-azz/ap-a ... ap-amh.htm

http://www.aparm.net/ap-aaa_ap-azz/ap-a ... ap-amh.htm

Given the high number of fatalities, it seems unlikely that it would be salvageable.

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by bennett123
Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Numbers GB Air
Replies: 4
Views: 486

Re: Flight Numbers GB Air

Out on A321 G-TTIA on 29 September and back on B737 G-OGBC on 10 October.

Both ways LGW.

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by bennett123
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Numbers GB Air
Replies: 4
Views: 486

Re: Flight Numbers GB Air

Thank you.

I do not know if this is relevant to your query.

However, when I flew, the outbound was an A321 and the return was a B737-300.

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by bennett123
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Numbers GB Air
Replies: 4
Views: 486

Flight Numbers GB Air

Hi,

I am trying to find the flight numbers for GB Air to Malta in 2002.

Does anyone know where these could be found.

I understand they would have been BA codes.

MTIA

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by bennett123
Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 777 retirement and scrapping thread
Replies: 112
Views: 19251

Re: The 777 retirement and scrapping thread

I saw HS-TJF stored at Kemble earlier this month.

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by bennett123
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Lufthansa withdraws the offer for Niki, will cease flying Dec. 14
Replies: 78
Views: 14132

Re: Updated: Lufthansa withdraws the offer for Niki, will cease flying Dec. 14

With AB, ZB and now Niki there are plenty of spare planes and staff.

Could a new entrant be able to catch the summer holiday trade.

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by bennett123
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?
Replies: 717
Views: 24828

Re: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?

As an outsider, just one question;

Why did the Republicans select this guy as their candidate?.

Were there no other contenders?.

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by bennett123
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian buys 28 weekly Gatwick slots from Small Planet
Replies: 14
Views: 3731

Re: Norwegian buys 28 weekly Gatwick slots from Small Planet

How many does Small Planet have?.

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by bennett123
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 88900

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies

IMO, the C Series could the clincher if it is really close.

Otherwise it is not relevant.

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by bennett123
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo
Replies: 209
Views: 22924

Re: Irish 12/17: Ag eitilt gan teo

If the statement on their website is a lie will the IAA be forced to act. I also understood that they had a pilot shortage already. Surprised that the number of pilots who are already leaving is so high. Besides if they are already leaving, then why are they interested in union representation at FR.

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by bennett123
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 527
Views: 135992

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

The truly amazing thing is the title of this thread.

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by bennett123
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump about to further destabilize the Middle East?
Replies: 151
Views: 11344

Re: Trump about to further destabilize the Middle East?

Assuming a two state solution has not been dropped, where would be the capital of the Palestinian state. Seems that Israel is planning to retain all of Jerusalem. Problem with the One State solution is that I understand Palestinians have larger families and will ultimately outnumber the Jews in Isra...

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by bennett123
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways to shut down OpenSkies in 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1882

Re: British Airways to shut down OpenSkies in 2018

Does that mean goodbye to the B757/B767?.

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by bennett123
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A340 issues?
Replies: 57
Views: 16686

Re: Air France A340 issues?

'Furthermore, the Agency identified one more event that occurred at another airport with a limitative runway, affecting a different type 4-engine wide-body aeroplane . As a consequence, pending the outcome of the full investigation, the Agency deems it appropriate to promptly address the issue of sl...

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by bennett123
Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Applies For Slots To Base 9 Aircraft At Berlin Tegel
Replies: 47
Views: 10805

Re: Ryanair Applies For Slots To Base 9 Aircraft At Berlin Tegel

Have they sorted their crewing issues?.

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by bennett123
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Super rich want supersonic bomber as business jet
Replies: 71
Views: 23218

Re: Super rich want supersonic bomber as business jet

Speed, range and the sheer WOW factor.

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by bennett123
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH buys majority of Air Berlin
Replies: 271
Views: 40421

Re: LH buys majority of Air Berlin

In that case, will someone else buy Niki

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by bennett123
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens team up for hybrid-electric flight demonstrator
Replies: 110
Views: 41124

Re: Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens team up for hybrid-electric flight demonstrator

Two questions;

1. How many BAE146 have suffice hours left and have not been turned into tankers.

2. If you have the engines internally does that mean less room for seats.

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by bennett123
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Argentina's navy lost a submarine?
Replies: 52
Views: 3459

Re: Argentina's navy lost a submarine?

Good to see that the UK helped with the search effort.

This is not time for politics.

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by bennett123
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 527
Views: 135992

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

Perhaps it’s time for LH to focus on AB.

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by bennett123
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many 727s still active?
Replies: 109
Views: 21714

Re: How many 727s still active?

Incidentally I saw G-OSRA at BOE in July.

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by bennett123
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many 727s still active?
Replies: 109
Views: 21714

Re: How many 727s still active?

When was the Trump jet scrapped.

MTIA

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by bennett123
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 959
Views: 156691

Re: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations

If AB had been simply allowed to fold who was in a position to take over.

FR may be very vocal at times, but were struggling to run the operations they already had.

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by bennett123
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many 727s still active?
Replies: 109
Views: 21714

Re: How many 727s still active?

No mention yet of M-FTOH.

Spoke to the pilot at Cotswold AIrport Open Day in September 2017, who said it flyable.

Also saw it doing an engine run earlier this month.

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by bennett123
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coup d'etat in Zimbabwe?
Replies: 25
Views: 1488

Re: Coup d'etat in Zimbabwe?

No one is saying Nyerere was a saint. However, he did stand down as President without the Army stepping in, leaving the country to enter its free market era — as imposed by structural adjustment under the IMF and World Bank – under the leadership of his hand-picked successor. Nyerere was also instru...

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by bennett123
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Technology To Pick Assembly Site And Engines In 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 6665

Re: Boom Technology To Pick Assembly Site And Engines In 2018

How do you slot planes going that fast into conventional air traffic.

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by bennett123
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bizarre Unidentified Aircraft Encounter Over Oregon
Replies: 10
Views: 7435

Re: Bizarre Unidentified Aircraft Encounter Over Oregon

The article indicates several options. A smuggling flight seems unlikely. Firstly flying in daylight. Secondly the F15 could not catch it. Hard to believe that the smugglers are that good or NORAD that bad. The NT43A makes more sense if NORAD did not WANT to catch it,the T43A could also use jamming....

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by bennett123
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The fall of Robert Mugabe: Potential Impact on Air Zimbabwe & Zimbabwean Aviation
Replies: 43
Views: 16510

Re: The fall of Robert Mugabe: Potential Impact on Air Zimbabwe & Zimbabwean Aviation

I think I would spectate from a safe distance.

Things could get nasty.

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by bennett123
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France crew detained after passenger complains “not receiving her upgrade”
Replies: 128
Views: 24754

Re: Air France crew detained after passenger complains “not receiving her upgrade”

Having read the links, it is not clear at what point a complaint was made about the conduct of the other passenger. Unless the crew were told and did not act, it is hard to see how the crew could be accused, (they are potential witnesses). The involvement of the plaintiffs father sounds grossly impr...

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by bennett123
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK court rules Monarch has no claim on summer 2018 slots
Replies: 22
Views: 3482

Re: UK court rules Monarch has no claim on summer 2018 slots

I know that Smartlynx took their plane back, are you sure about AIr Malta.

My understanding is G-ZBAR is still at SNN.

It is low season I’ve there now and I see no reason why they would be rushing to claim it.

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by bennett123
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Over 1,000 gallons of fuel spilled at Hartsfield-Jackson
Replies: 21
Views: 5481

Re: Over 1,000 gallons of fuel spilled at Hartsfield-Jackson

According to Wikipedia the fuel capacity of a B737-300 is 5,311US Gallons.

HTH

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by bennett123
Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Delta 747 Retirement Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 4740

Re: The Delta 747 Retirement Thread

Fort Hood sounds like a military charter.

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by bennett123
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Meridiana to be renamed Air Italy
Replies: 77
Views: 11044

Re: Meridiana to be renamed Air Italy

Any change of the B767 being converted to cargo.

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by bennett123
Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread
Replies: 121
Views: 24113

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread

Med View TF-AMV flew into Kemble yesterday.

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