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by F27500
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi MRJ, going alone against Boeing/Embraer?
Replies: 53
Views: 7247

Re: Mitsubishi MRJ, going alone against Boeing/Embraer?

My god, that's an ugly plane. All that space behind the rear pax door … and that weird nose. I do not approve.

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by F27500
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible airline service to Farmingdale (FRG) Pros/Cons
Replies: 10
Views: 1046

Re: Possible airline service to Farmingdale (FRG) Pros/Cons

CanesFan wrote:
I think PBA used to fly from FRG to EWR.


I know Continental Express did ISP-EWR in the ATR and Brasilia when I worked there .. don't think FRG was ever a PBA station before that, tho.

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by F27500
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to close 737s bases in PMI/TFS/LPA/FCO/PVD/SWF
Replies: 104
Views: 15105

Re: Norwegian to close 737s bases in PMI/TFS/LPA/FCO/PVD/SWF

... AVVIKLING.

This means "liquidation" in Norwegian. Overexpansion and cockiness is what ruined them. Goodbye, Norwegian. Sad to see.

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kearnet wrote:
Rick Dyment is out as long time LEB manager

https://www.unionleader.com/news/local/ ... _id=664693



Oh, gosh .. not Rick Dyment! … Not Rick !

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by F27500
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smartwings 739 stuck in the snow on takeoff at SVO
Replies: 16
Views: 3123

Re: Smartwings 739 stuck in the snow on takeoff at SVO

Scary -- why were they allowing takeoffs if there were patches of ice ??

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by F27500
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 496
Views: 80200

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

NickWebb wrote:
F27500 wrote:
LTenEleven wrote:

Probably also not your place to share that you've seen it or that there's not much green, but that didn't stop you.


He;s full of it. He hasn't seen anything.


Oh yes I have!



We do not believe you.

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by F27500
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing unveils new version of radical wing design
Replies: 141
Views: 26012

Re: Boeing unveils new version of radical wing design

…… Right … the same way the UDF Propfan was going to revolutionize the airline industry. Memba that?

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by F27500
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 496
Views: 80200

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

LTenEleven wrote:
NickWebb wrote:
b4thefall wrote:


Can you give us any further info?


Not really my place to disclose before the announcement but, there's not much green!


Probably also not your place to share that you've seen it or that there's not much green, but that didn't stop you.


He;s full of it. He hasn't seen anything.

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by F27500
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air opening PIT & BHM focus cities
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Re: Via Air opening PIT & BHM focus cities

Ahahahahahahahaha… starting on April 1, right? ;) ;)

.. OH … and I hear that once they get their A320s, they will open hubs in Rhinelander, Wisconsin and Mountain Home, Arkansas!

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by F27500
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country: Inside America’s Most Unusual Airline
Replies: 13
Views: 4899

Re: Sun Country: Inside America’s Most Unusual Airline

Shame theyre changing the livery -- the new one is an ugly orange mess.

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by F27500
Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Is Coming to Hilton Head
Replies: 67
Views: 8693

Re: Delta Airlines Is Coming to Hilton Head

Curious about how the HHH terminal will handle all this traffic … these EMB175s (possibly more than one at a time) are a YUGE step up over a single Dash 8-100 load of pax in that terminal! AA is already flying E-175s into HHH. A new terminal is not required, even for 2 at a time. They could use a b...

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by F27500
Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Is Coming to Hilton Head
Replies: 67
Views: 8693

Re: Delta Airlines Is Coming to Hilton Head

Curious about how the HHH terminal will handle all this traffic … these EMB175s (possibly more than one at a time) are a YUGE step up over a single Dash 8-100 load of pax in that terminal!

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by F27500
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to start 787 service from PHL
Replies: 63
Views: 12896

Re: American to start 787 service from PHL

Are the US and AA cabin crews all integrated now?

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by F27500
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 130
Views: 16961

Re: Moxy's hubs?

if the A220 can work with the short runway at HVN, i’m sure moxy will take full advantage. I agree. The reason HVN is so "sad" is that it hasn't had any decently priced service in years. flying to Hubs is expensive and connecting through them are expensive so people drive to BDL, HPN or P...

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by F27500
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 130
Views: 16961

Re: Moxy's hubs?

Mr, Neelman… NEW HAVEN, CT … pretty please !!??

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by F27500
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 130
Views: 16961

Re: Moxy's hubs?

I think there will be focus cities (as destination points from these smaller cities) … but hubs? No .. he has already said its not going to be a hub based airline. Ive also heard the "Moxy" was just the working name of this project .. and the airline will actually be named something else. ...

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by F27500
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA screeners calling in sick
Replies: 55
Views: 8393

Re: TSA screeners calling in sick

This would be a great opportunity to fire expensive workers at the federal level. I really don't have much sympathy at all for people with /gov jobs. I don't know how much you think we all make, but I can promise it's much lower than what you actually think. Can I ask why you lack the sympathy? Per...

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by F27500
Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest founder Herb Kelleher dies aged 87
Replies: 105
Views: 13144

Re: Southwest founder Herb Kelleher dies aged 87

Bobloblaw wrote:
This year is starting off badly

Marty Funkhauser
Captain Daryl Dragon
Herb
:(


Oh, god .. not Marty Funkhauser!

(Who was Marty Funkhauser?)

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by F27500
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest founder Herb Kelleher dies aged 87
Replies: 105
Views: 13144

Re: HERB R.I.P.

AA's Robert Crandall on Southwest: "That place runs on Herb Kelleher's bullsh*t." And Herb ran on Wild Turkey. Draw your own conlusions! :lol: RIP to a true character and a REAL airline guy. Yea … and American got taken over by (of all airlines), the utter mess that was USAirways .. …. so...

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by F27500
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 86
Views: 7700

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2019

UA’s SFO and NK’s MYR going year round I can see happening. I can also see Alaska going to SEA if anything for the aerospace traffic. I don’t see Sun Country coming in but eventually B6 will start service to JAX once the 220’s arrive. Upgrades in aircraft....more A321’s for B6 out of BDL. Possibly ...

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by F27500
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 13574

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

AVLAirlineFreq wrote:
ERJ170 wrote:
RDU-BHM is not an uncommon route.


Are you serious? Please explain and show your work.


Hahahaha... "Explain and show your work" .. who says that ?!!

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by F27500
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COMAC marking milestone with delivery of 10th ARJ21 to EU
Replies: 46
Views: 8390

Re: COMAC marking milestone with delivery of 10th ARJ21 to EU

DC-9 has a round shape on the end, while MD-80 (and 90 and 717) has a pointy shape on the end like the ARJ21. Hence why I call it MD-95-21. The purposed MD-95-20 (later known as 717-100) is a 3.86m shrink of 717-200, making its fuselage length about 33.9m, very similar to current ARJ21 fuselage len...

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by F27500
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COMAC marking milestone with delivery of 10th ARJ21 to EU
Replies: 46
Views: 8390

Re: COMAC marking milestone with delivery of 10th ARJ21 to EU

Hilarious … the Chinese sister to the Sukhoi SSJ100 … raging success stories. All 10 of them … (and probably 3 flying )

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by F27500
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunwing to Daytona Beach
Replies: 22
Views: 3207

Re: Q

Q wrote:
KICT wrote:
Way to go, moderator! The thread title was correct to begin with, but someone changed it.



Not Westjet Can't you click the source what does it say? LOL! Oh gawd.

Q



Hey don't be sassy -- its your thread .. you named it wrong !! ;)

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by F27500
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunwing to Daytona Beach
Replies: 22
Views: 3207

Re: Daytona Beach new flight

…. and at least its not another 3+ hour flight in a Porter Dash 8 like MLB gets.

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by F27500
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 171
Views: 13574

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

RDU needs its own whole thread??

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by F27500
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Threat of ban for addressing a low quality post by a moderator
Replies: 33
Views: 4212

Re: Threat of ban for addressing a low quality post by a moderator

https://aviation-safety.net/database/db ... desc&kind=%&cat=%&page=1&field=Operatorkey&var=5758
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Maybe Lion Air's shady safety record had something to do with it ...

https://aviation-safety.net/database/db ... desc&kind=%&cat=%&page=1&field=Operatorkey&var=5758

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by F27500
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?
Replies: 162
Views: 38053

Re: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?

Zero sympathy. SN knowingly bought a Russian plane (mistake #1) that was a brand new unproven design (mistake #2) from a manufacturer with no track record (mistake #3). What were they even thinking? Total stupidity on SN part. Before posting such a loaded reaction, I would advise reading the thread...

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by F27500
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?
Replies: 162
Views: 38053

Re: Brussels Airlines to ditch Sukhoi Superjets?

Zero sympathy. SN knowingly bought a Russian plane (mistake #1) that was a brand new unproven design (mistake #2) from a manufacturer with no track record (mistake #3).

What were they even thinking? Total stupidity on SN part.

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by F27500
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer
Replies: 103
Views: 13104

Re: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer

KarlB737 wrote:
enilria wrote:

DL AZO-DTW JUN 5>1.8[5]
DL AZO-MSP JUN 1.7>0.6[1.7]


Whoa !! that's quite a slashing. Is no one using Delta's service.


It is a very silly sounding name .. Kalamazoo .. maybe people are embarrassed to go there? :P

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by F27500
Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KOM Airlines (Thailand) signs LOI for 6 Sukhoi SSJ100
Replies: 6
Views: 1531

Re: KOM Airlines (Thailand) signs LOI for 6 Sukhoi SSJ100

LOL .. oh, this is gonna go well.

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by F27500
Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Such a Long Tail Cone You Have!
Replies: 18
Views: 4344

Such a Long Tail Cone You Have!

it seems like this is the case on so many models nowadays (the latest being the A220).; designing planes with an awfully long tailcone. The A220 tailcone practically looks like a long handle. I notice it also on 777, A320 , MRJ, and 787; some more pronounced than others. I'm curious, is there an adv...

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by F27500
Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI had talks with Lufthansa in 1999? Jetblue in 2003?
Replies: 28
Views: 3885

Re: MCI had talks with Lufthansa in 1999? Jetblue in 2003?

I could see some B6 BOS, JFK, MCO and maybe a FLL flight.

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by F27500
Tue Dec 25, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New governor of Puebla, Mexico killed in helo crash
Replies: 7
Views: 1975

Re: New governor of Puebla, Mexico killed in helo crash

FlyHappy wrote:
F27500 wrote:
Another drug cartel rub out .. it is Mexico, after all.


Profile much?
maybe just some people died when a helicopter crashed, as all light aircraft much more frequently do, regardless of country.


Ohhh, OK .. I'm glad you straightened it all out for me.

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by F27500
Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New governor of Puebla, Mexico killed in helo crash
Replies: 7
Views: 1975

Re: New governor of Puebla, Mexico killed in helo crash

Another drug cartel rub out .. it is Mexico, after all.

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by F27500
Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 146
Views: 17977

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

Southwest is going to mop the floor with Alaska. No way As will ever be able to pull this off.

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by F27500
Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 496
Views: 80200

Re: How is the situation of the rebrand of the aer Lingus?

I think i can predict it … a totally white fuselage; dark green tail that continues down and underneath the tail … a light green shamrock on the fin .. and big tacky billboard titles.

Snore.

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by F27500
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lady at CLT
Replies: 81
Views: 18531

Re: Lufthansa Lady at CLT

When was the last time a LH craft crashed with mass casualties?? The early 70s? Maybe she is paying homage to a lost brother/ husband? She kicks and spits and refuses to talk to anyone who approaches her while she screams gobbledygook at a plane landing. She's mentally ill and has some sort of delu...

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by F27500
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Financial Discussion Thread
Replies: 399
Views: 63744

Re: WOW Financial Discussion Thread

and how do we say "Liquidation" in Icelandic?

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by F27500
Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16373

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

Horizon should be looking ahead now .. not backward. Props are on their way out .. so should these Q400s be .. and NOT coming back. You make it sound as if the Q400s coming back will be part of the long-term fleet strategy; they're not. These birds returning to the fleet are for short-term lift onl...

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by F27500
Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16373

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

Pride is irrelevant and the Q's aren't a bad plane. On shorter flights, it doesn't matter whether or not it has FC or the extra legroom rows. Unfortunately, AS management isn't handling the changes in service and shifts in flights as well as airlines like DL so scrambling to bring back the Qs is th...

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by F27500
Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16373

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

Talk about a step backwards. Bringing back Q400s is something to be proud of? Are you one of those guys who think prop = old tech = unsafe??? Thankfully facts are not on your side... Unsafe? Not in the least … in fact, look at my screen name ;) Its just that the Q400 is not an airplane to be proud ...

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by F27500
Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Green Africa Airways to order 100 B737 MAX8
Replies: 78
Views: 13416

Re: Green Africa Airways to order 100 B737 MAX8

I'm an African. I love Africa. I want Africa to succeed. But... https://media.giphy.com/media/f0ECdfJ7RfyEg/giphy.gif ..and you KNOW Boeing is sitting up there right now doin the same thing! LOL "100 new MAXs? Sure .. happy to take your non-refundable deposit on that . .. . ."

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by F27500
Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16373

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

Talk about a step backwards. Bringing back Q400s is something to be proud of? Oh stop it. At least their are not bringing back the AS DC-9-80's.... Bringing back the CRJ700s would certainly have been an improvement over the "Q"400 (and theres nothing "Q" about them). Awful plane...

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by F27500
Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16373

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

DarthLobster wrote:
MKEdude wrote:
Well, they did have to replace one. :duck:


Low blow. Very low blow.


oh, stop it.

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by F27500
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16373

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

Talk about a step backwards. Bringing back Q400s is something to be proud of?

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by F27500
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Christian" Airline Receives OK To Start-Up
Replies: 56
Views: 10466

Re: "Christian" Airline Receives OK To Start-Up

iseeyyc wrote:
Do they have permission...from above...?


ohhhh I get it ;)

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by F27500
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Christian" Airline Receives OK To Start-Up
Replies: 56
Views: 10466

Re: "Christian" Airline Receives OK To Start-Up

There's an operator in Florida flying missionaries to the Caribbean. I believe that they're operating in a bit of a regulatory gray area (they can't accept money for the flights, it has to be paid for by donations). So this is probably an effort to do a similar thing, but with a larger plane and pr...

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by F27500
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A320 for Bamboo Airways
Replies: 14
Views: 4361

Re: First A320 for Bamboo Airways

Hate the silly name, but those groovy green doors are great!!

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