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by petera380
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 466
Views: 63102

Re: A400M Update

It seems very difficult to determine the first flight dates for the A400?

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by petera380
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta A350 wing delamination during tire burst at HSV
Replies: 64
Views: 18162

Re: Delta A350 wing delamination during tire burst at HSV

When did this happen? I saw it in ATL on Saturday 9th Sept in the afternoon.

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by petera380
Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 662
Views: 177944

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Oykie wrote:
ikolkyo wrote:
Lion Air's 2nd 737 MAX has been delivered.
Image
Lion Air 737 MAX 8 PK-LQF C/N 42990 / LN6344


Congratulations to Lion air and Boeing. Is this MAX number 8 delivered in total?


That was the 9th delivered, now 10 have been delivered.

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by petera380
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta retires first MD 90
Replies: 82
Views: 23757

Re: Delta retires first MD 90

Unexpected as I thought the -90s would outlive the -80s at Delta. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/delta-retires-md-90-ahead-of-mcdonnell-douglas-fleet-438827/ It seems only one -90 is being retired - maybe its problematic for some reason or needed for spares? It was one of the first 2 de...

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by petera380
Thu May 04, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1356
Views: 69684

Re: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery

A 6th test aircraft has joined the flight test program: http://www.aviation.ca/2017050122124/news/international/us/boeing-news-releases/22124-boeing-kc-46a-tanker-joins-flight-test-program Boeing [NYSE: BA] now has six aircraft in its KC-46 tanker test program, expanding its ability to complete gro...

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by petera380
Wed May 03, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One gets works done at PBI
Replies: 19
Views: 4989

Re: Air Force One gets works done at PBI

Incorrect title. The aircraft in question, 747 is a VC-25. Any air force plane the President is on is call Air Force 1. I believe if he is on a Navy aircraft it's called Marine 1.

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by petera380
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1356
Views: 69684

Re: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery

Stitch wrote:
kc135topboom wrote:
The bottom line is when will the first KC-46A be delivered to the USAF?


Between February and October of 2018 depending on who you listen to.


So by then they will have lost that "new" car smell!! :rotfl:

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by petera380
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America receives first A321neo
Replies: 117
Views: 29295

Re: Virgin America receives first A321neo

It will be in Alaska Airlines colors soon! :D

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by petera380
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3832
Views: 1235085

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01GF/d1a0805
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hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 109 (Cathay #15/16) preparing for its first flight. #AIB01GF. I completed a second engine run yesterday so perhaps change of engine before first flight.


and airborne: https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01GF/d1a0805

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by petera380
Fri Apr 14, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2250
Views: 304461

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

jetlife2 wrote:
LittleOwl wrote:
Here is some footage of yesterday's first flight of Virgin America's A321neo in quite windy conditions:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4Zi_N66Mcw


Thanks for posting this. I will pass it to others in CFM



Interesting, did not use reverse thrust on landing!

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by petera380
Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX 9 first flight
Replies: 50
Views: 9174

Re: Boeing 737 MAX 9 first flight

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/737max ... 1#/webcast
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Link just went live!

First flight will be shown live here:

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/737max ... 1#/webcast

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by petera380
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 496
Views: 53071

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

How about a hybrid paint scheme! :silly:

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by petera380
Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS vs CDG for Skyteam and DL
Replies: 30
Views: 4365

Re: AMS vs CDG for Skyteam and DL

I fly DL a lot and always avoid CDG, AMS much better for connections. CDG is as sucky as Terminal 3 at LHR the DL insists on using!

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by petera380
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese finished A330s ready for delivery in Sept.
Replies: 5
Views: 1110

Re: Assembled-in-China Airbus A330 ready for delivery in Sept.

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-01/16/c_135986741.htm http://wap.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/airbus-to-deliver-first-a330-aircraft-this-year-lead-superseding-earlier-story-117011601064_1.html "According to Airbus, by 2019 the Airbus China site in Tianjin, which is next to Be...

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by petera380
Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 3832
Views: 1235085

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

deltal1011man wrote:
trex8 wrote:
Is the DN for Delta Northwest???

No. DL generally uses NXXXDL, NXXXDA, NXXXDN and sometimes NXXXDQ and NXXXDZ for it regs if they can. Always have.


Except for their brand new A330-302's which are are NXXNW and ais not a NW legacy order as far as I know?

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by petera380
Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1724
Views: 194917

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

50007, 50008 and 50009 were not built. 50006 was the first production standard aircraft but this has not been delivered yet. The first CS100 delivered to Swiss was s/n 50010 and the first CS300 to airBaltic was s/n 55003. Bombardier has a couple of CS100 in storage without engines. They are 50007, ...

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by petera380
Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1724
Views: 194917

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

50007, 50008 and 50009 were not built. 50006 was the first production standard aircraft but this has not been delivered yet. The first CS100 delivered to Swiss was s/n 50010 and the first CS300 to airBaltic was s/n 55003.

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by petera380
Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to move all LHR flights to T3
Replies: 28
Views: 5749

Re: DL to move all LHR flights to T3

Heathrow T3 is a hell hole!! For those that don't want to spend time in shopping mall there is basically no where you can sit and just watch the planes!!!

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by petera380
Wed Aug 17, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Mobile - Production/Delivery Thread
Replies: 96
Views: 27977

Re: Airbus Mobile - Production/Delivery Thread

Sooner787 wrote:
EPA001 wrote:
KarelXWB wrote:
MSN 7106, the 10th A321 assembled at Mobile, emerged from paint.


That livery is remarkable, and I think it looks quite good. :)



It's truth in advertising, Spirit is a school bus with wings, nothing more, nothing less :)



It says "Howdy" in the inside of the sharklets!

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by petera380
Wed Aug 03, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB
Replies: 732
Views: 167671

Re: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB

I believe one fire fighter died?

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by petera380
Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most underrated plane spotting locations in the world
Replies: 82
Views: 14219

Re: Most underrated plane spotting locations in the world

There is also Maho Beach in St. Maarten! Top floor of the Sonesta Hotel (ocean view) and they pass at eye level.

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by petera380
Wed Jun 15, 2016 12:50 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: New Site.
Replies: 453
Views: 29117

Re: New Site.

I much prefer the old site. Also, I'm logged in so why am I still seeing adverts????

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by petera380
Fri May 06, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Amtrak/Alaska, DER-CHI-PDX-SEA-DTW, 3-29/4-3
Replies: 23
Views: 7505

RE: Amtrak/Alaska, DER-CHI-PDX-SEA-DTW, 3-29/4-3

Hello, great trip report! One question, what's the name of the App that showed speed, GPS etc? Would love to know! Thanks.

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by petera380
Fri May 06, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 685
Views: 82070

RE: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

Where can I find the video for the launch/landing? People are talking about it but I have yet to see it! Thanks.

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by petera380
Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disused A320 Damaged In Crane Move Attempt
Replies: 42
Views: 14257

RE: Disused A320 Damaged In Crane Move Attempt

Here is a compilation and if you watch closely there is a trend with certain countries!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fz09c4HgLNc&ebc=ANyPxKrJ-c5JOstUeePCzo-LpI6FJ8-T8yxY3u88Rn4B1rZcN1BR4zSn3OJDhCdTNKgGCyMZj1JcSP80FhGyNF9oE3s2RX7h6A&nohtml5=False

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by petera380
Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BHX Spotters - Photo Op Today 22/3/16!
Replies: 14
Views: 4507

RE: BHX Spotters - Photo Op Today 22/3/16!

Amazing how uneven the runway is!!

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by petera380
Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flightglobal
Replies: 0
Views: 857

Flightglobal

Any idea why Flightglobal makes no mention of the first flight of a US assembled Airbus from Mobile?

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by petera380
Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2162
Views: 289688

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 47

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>Job done:</i></font></td></tr></table> M...

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by petera380
Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2162
Views: 289688

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 47

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VV701" class="quote" target="_blank">VV701</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>Aviation Letter No. 591 (February 2016) pp. 30...

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by petera380
Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 13
Replies: 206
Views: 67841

RE: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 13

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/res77W" class="quote" target="_blank">res77W</a> (<a href="#203" class="quote">Reply 203</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Only the first ...

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by petera380
Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 13
Replies: 206
Views: 67841

RE: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 13

MSN5 is aleady sold to Air Caraibes and is being brought up to production standards.

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by petera380
Wed Dec 09, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 662
Views: 177944

RE: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BlueSky1976" class="quote" target="_blank">BlueSky1976</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Beautiful on the outside (sans win...

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by petera380
Tue Dec 08, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3 Abandoned 747s In KUL?
Replies: 39
Views: 24972

RE: 3 Abandoned 747s In KUL?

Speaking of abandoned 747's, what happen to the ones at Manston in England after it closed?

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by petera380
Tue Aug 25, 2015 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wonsan Airport (DPRK) New Terminal (Pictures)
Replies: 32
Views: 8044

RE: Wonsan Airport (DPRK) New Terminal (Pictures)

Well, if the airport wasn't built to the original spec, then the architect will be for the chop, literally!  

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by petera380
Sat Aug 08, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: My Own "Moving Map" Independent From The Avod
Replies: 19
Views: 6268

RE: My Own "Moving Map" Independent From The Avod

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

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by petera380
Fri Jul 31, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 8
Replies: 224
Views: 94246

RE: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 8

Now at 21,675 ft @ 412kt

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by petera380
Tue Mar 31, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does anyone see a future for the DL 788 order?
Replies: 90
Views: 26176

Does anyone see a future for the DL 788 order?

Don't forget that Delta never ordered the B787, that order was inherited from Northwest!

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by petera380
Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 40
Replies: 205
Views: 55630

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 40

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777X" class="quote" target="_blank">777X</a> (<a href="#184" class="quote">Reply 184</a>):<br/><i>Why doesn't the newest <acronym title="Norwegi...

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by petera380
Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comac C919 Production And Delivery Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 36528

RE: Comac C919 Takes Shape

One of the photos shows how the new four man cockpit will look!  

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by petera380
Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 40
Replies: 205
Views: 55630

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 40

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sooner787" class="quote" target="_blank">Sooner787</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>I wonder if the other "teens" applaude...

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by petera380
Fri Jan 23, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Sky Mall" Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 69
Views: 10371

RE: "Sky Mall" Files For Bankruptcy

I wonder what Korean Air will do with their A380's that have the Sky Mall at the back on the main deck?

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by petera380
Sun Dec 21, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2002
Views: 166056

RE: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking /Production Part 19

<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="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i>Indeed, because the eight produced a...

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by petera380
Sun Dec 21, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2002
Views: 166056

RE: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking /Production Part 19

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>LN1487/RC527 was indeed handed over to N...

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by petera380
Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1356
Views: 69684

RE: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i> Estimated costs have ballooned to $1.5 ...

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by petera380
Wed Dec 17, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2002
Views: 166056

RE: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking /Production Part 19

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kanban" class="quote" target="_blank">kanban</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i> It merely reflects the configuration it was...

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by petera380
Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2002
Views: 166056

RE: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking /Production Part 19

I would like to know why the B747 need to use reverse thrust on all four engines but the A380 only uses reverse thrust on the two inboard engines only?

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by petera380
Sun Nov 30, 2014 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 2
Replies: 209
Views: 70831

RE: A350 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i>Don't know, but it seems the test regist...

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by petera380
Sun Nov 16, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Start Heathrow Hub?
Replies: 69
Views: 19923

RE: Delta To Start Heathrow Hub?

It was a sad day when Delta moved from Terminal 4 to Terminal 3 at Heathrow. Terminal 3 is god awful!!!   

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by petera380
Sat Oct 25, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fantastic Video Of Emirates Boeing 777 At OSL
Replies: 29
Views: 15791

RE: Fantastic Video Of Emirates Boeing 777 At OSL

Those pilots can't be retired US Navy pilots who tend to slam the planes down onto the runway!

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