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by jd210
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will the Boeing MOM do for the industry?
Replies: 78
Views: 9235

Re: What will the Boeing MOM do for the industry?

The MOM will be a carbon fibre A310. Ah yes, because THAT model (type) did so well in the market, right? No it didn't sell well but it was introduced 35 years ago and effectively ended production 25 years ago (not counting the 9 produced over 5 years to '98). The industry has changed since then, po...

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by jd210
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Passenger Scheduled NB Routes
Replies: 31
Views: 4006

Re: Longest Passenger Scheduled NB Routes

LH768 FRA-PNQ is non stop one way at about 3600nm on a 737-700 at just shy of 8 hours! Can't think of anything that might be longer...

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by jd210
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible to restructure London airspace?
Replies: 14
Views: 3237

Re: Possible to restructure London airspace?

one can dream, but a sterile transit high speed train between LGW and LHR would be really nice. Say departs every 20 minutes. LHR / LGW could become "one" airport. Don't even need a sterile high speed one, just a direct train to start with! Currently the fastest route by train is heathrow...

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by jd210
Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible to restructure London airspace?
Replies: 14
Views: 3237

Re: Possible to restructure London airspace?

First post here, been reading for a while but this is the first time I feel I can contribute! I live about 4 miles north of LHR and have done for about 6 years. I think it has long been the UK govenments aim to spread traffic across the London Airports (LHR, LGW, STN, LUT, LCY heck even SEN). It see...

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