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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: 4077

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: 1046

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: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2163
Views: 653811

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: 1475
Views: 99589

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: 1475
Views: 99589

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: 5642

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: 74
Views: 20385

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: 164630

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: 13351

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: 27356

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: 7298

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: 403
Views: 57078

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: 14122

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: 4433

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: 840

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: 1687
Views: 122173

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: 1687
Views: 122173

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: 67434

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: 67434

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: 246
Views: 47298

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: 24821

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: 7979

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: 6177

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: 93788

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: 26000

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: 55290

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 Takes Shape
Replies: 44
Views: 9445

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: 55290

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: 10265

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: 1695
Views: 75976

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: 1695
Views: 75976

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: 1222
Views: 41786

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: 1695
Views: 75976

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: 1695
Views: 75976

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: 70471

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: 19762

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: 15724

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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by petera380
Mon Oct 20, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 Neo Production Thread Part 3
Replies: 206
Views: 63389

RE: Airbus A320 Neo Production 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/StTim" class="quote" target="_blank">StTim</a> (<a href="#126" class="quote">Reply 126</a>):<br/><i>This will be a quieter thread as it is a der...

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by petera380
Wed Oct 08, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 34
Replies: 202
Views: 45246

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 34

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/817Dreamliiner" class="quote" target="_blank">817Dreamliiner</a> (<a href="#146" class="quote">Reply 146</a>):<br/><i>Interesting article posted...

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by petera380
Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Prototypes And Production Thread Part 17
Replies: 185
Views: 87753

RE: A350 Prototypes And Production Thread Part 17

<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="#110" class="quote">Reply 110</a>):<br/><i>The next A350 tail fin was spotted in ...

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by petera380
Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Prototypes And Production Thread Part 17
Replies: 185
Views: 87753

RE: A350 Prototypes And Production Thread Part 17

Those are old photos just released. It already has the engines etc attached.

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by petera380
Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: C919 Nose Section Starts Final Assembly
Replies: 9
Views: 5024

RE: C919 Nose Section Starts Final Assembly

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/md11sdf" class="quote" target="_blank">md11sdf</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I believe it is m...

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by petera380
Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Windshield Question
Replies: 34
Views: 14400

RE: A350 Windshield Question

This is because the aircraft nickname is "Racoon"!

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by petera380
Sun Jul 13, 2014 3:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Atlas Air B748 Possibly In Difficulty Above Seoul
Replies: 7
Views: 3699

Atlas Air B748 Possibly In Difficulty Above Seoul

Just notices that Atlas Air flight PO237, B747-8F, N858GT made two aborted landings at Incheon and is now headed south. Just wondering what was happening?

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by petera380
Sun Jul 06, 2014 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About Boeing's Customer Designation N°
Replies: 34
Views: 8454

RE: Question About Boeing's Customer Designation N°

One thing that has changed is that Boeing has dropped the customer designations for the 787's. They are just 787-8, 787-9 etc.

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by petera380
Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 17
Replies: 205
Views: 73313

RE: A380 Production Thread Part 17

<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="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>Final registration has been applied, ind...

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by petera380
Fri Jun 13, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 17
Replies: 205
Views: 73313

RE: A380 Production Thread Part 17

<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="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>The company who designed the Skymark int...

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by petera380
Fri May 30, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 16
Replies: 208
Views: 73000

RE: A380 Production Thread Part 16

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LH422" class="quote" target="_blank">LH422</a> (<a href="#182" class="quote">Reply 182</a>):<br/><i>Either they're trying to avoid German airspa...

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by petera380
Wed May 28, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Prototypes And Production Thread Part 16
Replies: 202
Views: 89638

RE: A350 Prototypes And Production Thread Part 16

That was already posted here. It looks like a complete evacuation test was not required for certification.

http://bloga350.blogspot.com/

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by petera380
Mon May 05, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Manston Could Close
Replies: 105
Views: 17502

RE: Manston Could Close

What will happen to the Spitfire Cafe, nice place to go in the summer!

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