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by MileHFL400
Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air starts Nairobi
Replies: 5
Views: 544

Re: Oman Air starts Nairobi

I see! I just hope they do well! Rumors are that EY aren't doing all that well here!

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by MileHFL400
Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oman Air starts Nairobi
Replies: 5
Views: 544

Oman Air starts Nairobi

http://timesofoman.com/article/104900/Oman/Transport/Oman-Air-to-launch-flight-to-to-the-Kenyan-capital-Nairobi Today Oman Air commenced Nairobi operations using a four weekly B737-800 service. Isn't there already enough ME capacity to nairobi already? On a side note according to the article the air...

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by MileHFL400
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1028
Views: 127114

2nd A330-200 delivery for Iran Air

http://www.tehrantimes.com/news/412164/ ... hran-today

According to the above article Iran Air is to fly home its 2nd Airbus A330 today! Congrats to both parties! Anyone know when the next few deliveries are going to be?
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http://www.tehrantimes.com/news/412164/ ... hran-today

According to the above article Iran Air is to fly home its 2nd Airbus A330 today! Congrats to both parties! Anyone know when the next few deliveries are going to be?

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by MileHFL400
Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airlines still fly factory-delivered 737 classics?
Replies: 29
Views: 6309

Re: What airlines still fly factory-delivered 737 classics?

TAAG Angola still has one of its 737-200s in service (it's banned from EU airspace). The KQ 737-300 isn't original to them; it was transferred to them by shareholder KLM, who still owns the frame. LOT also has 737-400s that it received new, but those are in their final days. The Pervuian Air Force ...

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by MileHFL400
Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737-10 to claw back market share in 2018-2025 period
Replies: 45
Views: 8345

Re: Boeing 737-10 to claw back market share in 2018-2025 period

I noticed a B737-8ERX, is that an official Boeing product?

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 1698
Views: 125959

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

Any news on the 2nd -10?

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 253
Views: 49213

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Anyone know when the first ET frame rolls out?

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 253
Views: 49213

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Why is there such a large gap between certification and first delivery?

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by MileHFL400
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 373
Views: 32032

Re: Royal Jordanian banning electronics in cabin on US flights

Some airline needs to take the USDOT to the IATA or ICAO arbitration panel, as they are being asked to violate regulations set forth by the IATA. Since when does some BS international organization have authority over a sovereign nation. If a foreign carrier doesn't like it, they free to not come to...

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by MileHFL400
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 1756
Views: 123017

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

A couple of quick questions,
1. When will the first A321NEO be delivered?

2. How many A320NEO delivered so far?

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by MileHFL400
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Commercial Planes flying in Europe?
Replies: 24
Views: 5411

Re: Oldest Commercial Planes flying in Europe?

Are any of LH's 1980's A320 seeing retirement soon?

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by MileHFL400
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways applies for JFK
Replies: 36
Views: 6153

Re: Kenya Airways applies for JFK

Theoretically can a B787-8 with a full load even make it to JFK non stop? What if they reactivated their last remaining B777-200ER?

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by MileHFL400
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways applies for JFK
Replies: 36
Views: 6153

Re: Kenya Airways applies for JFK

I really hope they don't go through with it. I could be wrong but it seems as though the 7 Dreamliners are stretched out enough. A daily Delhi trip would be far more useful, or FRA.

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK theres no hiding parked aeroplanes now
Replies: 133
Views: 31158

Re: EK theres no hiding parked aeroplanes now

So is there a conclusion on ghis whole debate? Is emirates putting aircraft in to long term storage or not?!

On a side note i would have thought that the first few 777-300ER wiuld be leaving their fleet pretty soon?

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by MileHFL400
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread
Replies: 121
Views: 3703

Re: African Aviation Thread

Are there any other cities in Africa that see A380 services?

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by MileHFL400
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways Sub leased fleet
Replies: 0
Views: 438

Kenya Airways Sub leased fleet

Dear A-netters,
I was wondering
1. Whether the two 787's wet leased to Oman Air will be operated back under KQ when the lease agreement is over?
2. If the three B777-300ER's will be returned to KQ, and if so when?
3. Has KQ found a buyer for it's fourth B777-200ER?

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by MileHFL400
Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air First A330-200 EP-IJA
Replies: 117
Views: 33161

Re: Iran Air First A330-200 EP-IJA

Brilliant news! Congratulations to both parties.

Boeing are you watching this? See what your president is stopping you from achieving?

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by MileHFL400
Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread
Replies: 121
Views: 3703

Re: African Aviation Thread

http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/ ... operations

Seem's like an extreme measure! Why not just suspend all the staff involved?
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http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/ ... operations

Seem's like an extreme measure! Why not just suspend all the staff involved?

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by MileHFL400
Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX 8 Earns FAA Certification
Replies: 8
Views: 1965

Re: Boeing 737 MAX 8 Earns FAA Certification

Congrats! Seems to be such a well run program. When is EASA certification expected?

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by MileHFL400
Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2199
Views: 663576

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

StTim wrote:
Moving along nicely. Would be good to clear out some of those Qatar frames though!



What is this hold up all about?

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by MileHFL400
Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 253
Views: 49213

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Gosh was not expecting this for another couple of months

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by MileHFL400
Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nat Geo series Ultimate Airports Dubai
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: Nat Geo series Ultimate Airports Dubai

Anyone?

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by MileHFL400
Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European car of the year 2017: Peugeot 3008
Replies: 50
Views: 1241

Re: European car of the year 2017: Peugeot 3008

Yes, Euroncap is a nice tool to use if you compare cars built the same years. That 's why I linked the 2016/2017 tests. And for me a sporty car with just 2 stars is a safety hazard. I think I'm trying to say that in general, cars are much safer now. But if you were in 160+km/h accident, I'd prefer ...

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by MileHFL400
Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK theres no hiding parked aeroplanes now
Replies: 133
Views: 31158

Re: EK theres no hiding parked aeroplanes now

As far as I'm aware hanging around the airport for plane spotting is a big no no. But speaking only about my personal experience, I never had issues when taking pictures or filming from anywhere inside the airport and onboard. Yes, it is. But taking pictures between the airplane door and the bus re...

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX orders an additional 77W
Replies: 8
Views: 4489

Re: LX orders an ad hiditional 77W

Hahaha. Boeing's 20-year 39,000 aircraft demand forecast in full-swing... busy busy busy I'm not aware of any forecast that wasn't conservative. South America, Africa, and Asia still have huge unserved populations. Lightsaber Each of those markets will have to have significantly faster growing midd...

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA won't ordering additional 77W aircraft, rules out A330neo
Replies: 260
Views: 38821

Re: UA won't ordering additional 77W aircraft, rules out A330neo

aviationjunky wrote:
Since the 767 is still being produced, wouldn't they just get new ones? Or are they looking to get rid of the 767 completely?


Well an M.O.M may bring significant running cost improvements that UA is willing to wait 8 or so years for?

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread
Replies: 121
Views: 3703

Re: African Aviation Thread

http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/ ... 1500-staff

There seems to be some truth behind Arik Air's troubles. What makes it more puzzling though is that they ordered 2 B787-9 and 2 B737's in Jan!
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http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/ ... 1500-staff

There seems to be some truth behind Arik Air's troubles. What makes it more puzzling though is that they ordered 2 B787-9 and 2 B737's in Jan!

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 1698
Views: 125959

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

Sorry if I'm jumping the gun but shouldn't the -10 be making its first flight soon?

Shouldn't the GE testbed be rolling out sometime soon too?

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates unveils an enhanced A380 lounge
Replies: 21
Views: 5810

Re: Emirates unveils an enhanced A380 lounge

A few more photos from the Travel Trade Show in Berlin: https://imagr.eu/up/lXnWP_C6ZYxJqWgAA4N6r.jpg https://imagr.eu/up/5HASy_C6ZYxJsXEAAvvlm.jpg https://imagr.eu/up/rVupl_C6ZYxJsWgAAG3JO.jpg https://twitter.com/AirlineFlyer/status/839456078698016768 Fantastic! Far cozier than the old product

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air First A330-200 EP-IJA
Replies: 117
Views: 33161

Re: Iran Air First A330-200 EP-IJA

Any news on first delivery?

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways unveils new Q Suite business class seat
Replies: 79
Views: 14950

Qatars new business class: Qsuite

Qatar has just announced their new business class on instagram called qsuite. Looks like a first class seat!

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest and Smallest Passenger Aircraft Serving Your Local Airport
Replies: 46
Views: 1256

Re: Largest and Smallest Passenger Aircraft Serving Your Local Airport

NBO: largest: B747-400 and many B744F's
Smallest: anyone want to fill in the gap?

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European car of the year 2017: Peugeot 3008
Replies: 50
Views: 1241

Re: European car of the year 2017: Peugeot 3008

http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/01/europe-declares-ford-mustang-unsafest-new-vehicle-road/ “Ford did not expect Euro NCAP to test the Mustang, and chose not to fit safety technology in Europe, which is available to its American consumers, and available on several other sports cars for that ma...

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by MileHFL400
Wed Mar 08, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines and the 787
Replies: 29
Views: 5872

Re: American Airlines and the 787

Actually the 787s have been pretty terrible performers for AA from the very beginning. They actually pulled in the CEOs of Boeing, GE, and a third company to find a solution to the problem. Everyone agreed it needed a hands on approach to get the program stabilized so each company sent people to DF...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines interested in Boeing MOM concept.
Replies: 530
Views: 51289

Re: Airlines interested in Boeing MOM concept.

I'm a little confused.. So the MOM is the 737-10? Is it suppose to be a wide-bodied 737? Is that the whole premise of the MOM project? What does MOM even stand for? I believe the MOM will be an all new aircraft. Think of it as a 767-300 with the latest tech slotting in between the 787-8 and the B73...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines interested in Boeing MOM concept.
Replies: 530
Views: 51289

Re: Airlines interested in Boeing MOM concept.

I'm a little confused.. So the MOM is the 737-10? Is it suppose to be a wide-bodied 737? Is that the whole premise of the MOM project? What does MOM even stand for? I believe the MOM will be an all new aircraft. Think of it as a 767-300 with the latest tech slotting in between the 787-8 and the B73...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines and the 787
Replies: 29
Views: 5872

Re: American Airlines and the 787

So far our 787s are performing wonderfully! As of right now, the 787s aren't technically replacing anything. However, in 5-7 years, the first 77Es will need to be replaced. The order for 22x A350-900s can help replace some (as well as the 9x A333s leaving the fleet), but I believe others could be r...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread
Replies: 121
Views: 3703

Re: African Aviation Thread

There we are, problem solved! Hope this continues to be an active discussion on aviation in this great continent

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines and the 787
Replies: 29
Views: 5872

Re: American Airlines and the 787

A333 capacity will be replaced by the 787s and A350s coming in. Note that doesn't mean one or the other will be direct one-for-one replacements. The 787/A350 can take over a A332 or 77E route, for example, and that plane shifted to a former A333 route. There is only 9 of them, they are older (2000/...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread
Replies: 121
Views: 3703

Re: African Aviation Thread

I was just thinking this when I saw that because a month after denying the 3rd flight to EK (grrrrr), the government officially said they would be limiting more foreign carrier expansion in NBO to protect KQ. Not sure whether QR has just applied for the increased capacity and perhaps has yet to be ...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines and the 787
Replies: 29
Views: 5872

Re: American Airlines and the 787

Dear ladies and gents, When American ordered their Boeing 787's i believe they ordered 42 firm orders with an option to buy 68 more units. Is it likely at this point that they will firm up further options bearing in mind that they also have 22 A350-900's on order? Have they selected anything to rep...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread
Replies: 121
Views: 3703

Re: African Aviation Thread

I have traveled quite a bit to KGL, EBB, and ACC over the past 12 years. What has impressed me the most is how Ghana has updated Kotoka. Not only has the airport grown tremendously but so have the hotels, malls, and standards of living in Accra. On my first trip there, I remember three men physical...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines and the 787
Replies: 29
Views: 5872

Re: American Airlines and the 787

A333 capacity will be replaced by the 787s and A350s coming in. Note that doesn't mean one or the other will be direct one-for-one replacements. The 787/A350 can take over a A332 or 77E route, for example, and that plane shifted to a former A333 route. Why are the A333s been retired already? I unde...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines and the 787
Replies: 29
Views: 5872

Re: American Airlines and the 787

They seem happy with the 787, they are definitely taking all 42 that they have on firm order. Despite the hurdles it when through during the initial phase of the testing program back in the early 2010s, the airplane is now performing well and has a good dispatch reliability. The 77Es are starting t...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 253
Views: 49213

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

It would have been nice if Boeing had thinned the walls on the 737Max the way they thinned the walls of the 777X. Is that something that could be done as a block point upgrade, or would it need more extensive flight testing? V/F There must not be any benefit to Boeing. It would force changes to alm...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737-9 MAX Roll Out
Replies: 98
Views: 15325

Re: Boeing 737-9 MAX Roll Out

Good looking bird!

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread
Replies: 121
Views: 3703

Re: African Aviation Thread

Qatar airways to increase capacity on Nairobi route effective 1st October. Airbus A330-200 replacing A320 on flight QR 1335/1336. http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/271715/qatar-airways-s17-service-changes-as-of-06mar17/ Seems surprising since the Kenyan government rejected EK's 3rd d...

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737-9 MAX Roll Out
Replies: 98
Views: 15325

Re: Boeing 737-9 MAX Roll Out

If it aint broke........

Just on a side note, i happen to feel that the Boeing sky interior looks far more modern and inviting than the current A320 interior.

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by MileHFL400
Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E195-E2 Rollout today
Replies: 30
Views: 6077

Re: E195-E2 Rollout today

Lovely, i hope the engines are more proportional this time!

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